Dana Watson

ProDoula

CURRENT STATUS: CD Labor, Pre-CD Postpartum

BUSINESS NAME/AFFILIATION: Chicago Birth & Baby

SERVICES PROVIDED: Labor, Postpartum

About

AREAS SERVED: Chicagoland Area

CONTACT INFO:

Phone: (847) 666.8843

Email: DeeMarie24@gmail.com

Website:  www.chicagobirthandbaby.com

 

Meet Your ProDoula

Background/Experience that you think is beneficial to Doula work: Certified Breastfeeding Peer Counselor, Graduate of The Second City Improv training program, ToLabor training, and ProDoula Postpartum Doula training.

What led you to become a Doula?: I felt an enormous difference between my two births. My second birth was supported by a wonderful doula that helped me feel safe and empowered. I went into birth work with the intention of giving other women ( and partners) the same feeling of support.

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

Generous, nurturing and supportive.

What are your favorite pregnancy/parenting resources?: Spinning Babies, Kellymom, Evidence Based Birth, ICAN, Mama Natural, and Birth Without Fear

What thoughts come to mind when you see a pregnant woman or brand new mom?: I feel excited about their new adventures ahead. I also wonder if they feel supported and educated on the amount of choices available.

What is the best gift you can give a new mom (as a Doula)?: Resources and emotional support

What is your favorite TV show or movie?: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

What is your favorite place to vacation?: Folly Beach, South Carolina

What is your favorite food?: Sushi

What is your favorite way to spend a day off?: Taking my daughters to local parks and Wildlife Rescues, Yoga, family dance parties, and adult coloring books.

Who lives in your house?: My Fiancé, 4year old daughter, 3year old daughter, and pup named Charlie.