Background/Experience that you think is beneficial to Doula work: As the owner of a full service doula agency and parenting education center, I am 100% committed to helping families flourish in our community.
What led you to become a Doula?: Reading birth stories from women around the world drew me into understanding the importance of a family's birth and postpartum experience.
What are some positive comments made about you by other people?:
That I am genuine, calm, compassionate and loyal.
What are your favorite pregnancy/parenting resources?: KellyMom, AAP, ACOG, Ask Dr. Sears and local Facebook parenting groups online. In our community we are fortunate to have a variety of wonderful professionals and practitioners to refer to
What thoughts come to mind when you see a pregnant woman or brand new mom?: I am excited for them!
What is the best gift you can give a new mom (as a Doula)?: Rest, affirmation and confidence
What is your favorite TV show or movie?: Documentaries, History Channel or Amazon Prime Original series
What is your favorite place to vacation?: Camping in the Eastern Sierras of California
What is your favorite food?: Fresh fruit, avocados and pad thai
What is your favorite way to spend a day off?: Hiking, or the beach with my family, or curled up with a cup of coffee and silence
Who lives in your house?: My amazing husband William and our toddler daughter, Juniper Autumn