Background/Experience that you think is beneficial to Doula work: I’m a mother of 3 children and a prenatal yoga teacher.
What led you to become a Doula?: After I had my first baby I realized there was a gap between what I expected motherhood to be like and the reality. I spent years supporting families (my family, friends, and members of the non-profit I ran) with new babies.
What are some positive comments made about you by other people?:
My yoga students tell me I’m a good teacher. My doula clients tell me I’m a good cheerleader.
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What thoughts come to mind when you see a pregnant woman or brand new mom?:
What is the best gift you can give a new mom (as a Doula)?: Holding space, keeping them in the present moment, and big cleansing breaths.
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What is your favorite food?: Asian food!
What is your favorite way to spend a day off?: I live to spend days in the sunshine. I love walking and reading. Watching my kids play. Eating good nourishing foods.
Who lives in your house?: My partner and our baby, my 2 older children, a dog, and a cat.