CURRENT STATUS: CD Postpartum, Labor, Certified Postpartum Placenta Specialist, Certified Childbirth Educator, Pre-Certified Infant Feeding Specialist
BUSINESS NAME/AFFILIATION: Emerald City Doulas
SERVICES PROVIDED: Labor and postpartum doulas, Childbirth Education Classes (private and group), postpartum placenta encapsulation, acupressure, TENS unit, Rebozo, and belly casting.
AREAS SERVED: Seattle, Bellevue, Everett, Edmonds, Brier, Mountlake Terrace, Woodway, Lynnwood, Bothell, Kirkland, Kenmore, Redmond, Tukwila, Juanita Counties served: King County, South Snohomish County
Background/Experience that you think is beneficial to Doula work: Teacher for 17 years, custodian, extensive travel abroad, extensive study of culture
What led you to become a Doula?: I have always had a love of serving and helping people. After 17 years of teaching, I decided to help families in a different way. I also had a family member struggle with her birth experience. I have great passion for helping parents to create a positive birth experience for themselves.
What are some positive comments made about you by other people?:
Christi is a very caring, loving, and supportive person. Christi knew what I needed before I knew what I needed. Christi is compassionate. Christi is able to be respectful of our cultural differences, which makes us more comfortable. Christi is a quick learner and is able to apply what she learns to any situation.