Background/Experience that you think is beneficial to Doula work: I have been working in the customer service field for two years and have been babysitting for the past 10 years.
What led you to become a Doula?: I had a very traumatic pregnancy and want to help others have more positive and supportive pregnancies than I did.
What are some positive comments made about you by other people?:
“Great mom” “Always there to help” “Shoulder to lean on”
What are your favorite pregnancy/parenting resources?: Americanpregnancy.org and Penny Simpkin’s “The Birth Partner”
What thoughts come to mind when you see a pregnant woman or brand new mom?: “She looks beautiful” “I wonder when she is due”
What is the best gift you can give a new mom (as a Doula)?: The best gift I can give is my caring and supportive attitude.
What is your favorite TV show or movie?: Supernatural or Say Yes to the Dress
What is your favorite place to vacation?: Topsail Island in North Carolina
What is your favorite food?: Chinese!
What is your favorite way to spend a day off?: With my 7 year old nephew Blake.
Who lives in your house?: My wonderful and supportive family.