Background/Experience that you think is beneficial to Doula work: All of my working career has been in the corporate world but I really believed that I was always meant for something so much more! I have always been an extremely passionate person and cared for others more than my job would allow me too on an emotional level. When I found ProDoula I was over the moon with excitement that i can finally put my nurturing soul to use! I can finally share my emotion and understanding with people and support what they are going through! I feel so passionate about this work. Even though I do not have kids of my own I know I have so much to offer my clients! I can give you my 100% attention and all of the courses I have taken make me more than knowledgeable as a birth worker!
What led you to become a Doula?: The first time I took interest in birth was when I was 7 years old. My mom was giving birth to my little brother and I never left either of their sides! In a way I was a very young Doula for my mother! Ever since then i have been obsessed with pregnancy, labor and birth.
What are some positive comments made about you by other people?:
I have been told that I am a very passionate person, and that it is very hard to be upset when I am around. I have a very bright spirit and am a joy to be around! I love talking to new people and can make friends with just about anyone!
What are your favorite pregnancy/parenting resources?: I love Ina Mays guide to childbirth, this book has a ton of great birth stories that will really open your eyes to all kinds of birth experiences.
What thoughts come to mind when you see a pregnant woman or brand new mom?: I get SOO excited! I always have, even when I was little! I always want to go up and talk to pregnant women or a women with a new baby and ask them questions! I get so excited for them and want to know everything!
What is the best gift you can give a new mom (as a Doula)?: I think the best gift you can give as a birth worker is unconditional support and love! I think about a first time mother and how difficult and alone she might feel, I think it is so important for us to be there and be present for her! She has created a miracle and should know how amazing she is and how amazing it is that she created life!
What is your favorite TV show or movie?: I love The Office
What is your favorite place to vacation?: Anywhere warm and tropical
What is your favorite food?: The food I crave most is rice, but I love all food
What is your favorite way to spend a day off?: On my day off i would prefer to spend it outside. I love to ride bikes and even do yard work, as long as its sunny.
Who lives in your house?: Right now my boyfriend and I are on the search for a home, but we have 3 fur babies.