Chelsea Kimball

ProDoula

CURRENT STATUS: pre-Certified Labor, Postpartum & Infant Care Doula, and Infant Feeding Specialist

BUSINESS NAME/AFFILIATION: Chelsea Kimball Doula

SERVICES PROVIDED: Labor Doula and Postpartum Doula Support, and Infant Feeding Support

About

AREAS SERVED: Fort Worth, Arlington, Cleburne, HEB

CONTACT INFO:

Email: chelsea.lanai.kimball@gmail.com

Phone: (682) 582-4681

Website: www.thesimplymindfulmom.com

 

Meet Your ProDoula

Background/Experience that you think is beneficial to Doula work: As a birthing person ( three children of my own, two surrogate babies, two losses & four rounds of IVF) with experience in many different areas, I understand. I know medicated birth, unmedicated birth (in and our of hospital), breastfeeding, bottle feeding and loss personally and know what a difference support makes in each and every situation.

What led you to become a Doula?: Between my own personal lived experiences, and stories of those that I love about their lived experiences, I saw a great need for more compassionate and evidence-based care. I wanted to be a part of that.

What are some positive comments made about you by other people?:

I am understanding and supportive.

What are your favorite pregnancy/parenting resources?: Parenting resources: Kellymom.com, The business of being born (movie by Ricki Lake and Abby Epstein), Pushed (book by Jennifer Block).

What thoughts come to mind when you see a pregnant woman or brand new mom?: Pregnant women and new mothers are amazing. I hope she knows her power, has support in her power, and feels her power.

What is the best gift you can give a new mom (as a Doula)?: Compassion. Understanding. Empathy. An ear. A hug. Encouragement. Empowerment.

What is your favorite TV show or movie?: Call the Midwife (Great when you need a good cry)

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