Background/Experience that you think is beneficial to Doula work: Started my child care life when I was early teens helping my mom in taking care of my younger siblings. I am a mother of 3 children. I have extensive work experience in children in a child care setting for over 14 years from infant to 13 years old. Do work as a nanny for families. Worked and working with families that have new born and need to manage after birth infant and family care.
What led you to become a Doula?: I love children and being around them. I see how new families go through when having new babies. I did help and love to be part of new others child care. I have all the skills and expertise in assisting and making both new parents and new babies have better and healthier life.
What are some positive comments made about you by other people?:
I am passionate to children and I do put all my efforts and energy to make sure parents and new born and in their best condition. I help and educate new parents on the best practices possible to take care of their child. I have good reputation among parents and families I worked for and with. I get all the very strong and positive feedback from those who I work with.
What are your favorite pregnancy/parenting resources?: My personal experience and actual situations I have been through are the most important resources. In addition, I took all the needed child care education to give the principals how to handle situations.
What thoughts come to mind when you see a pregnant woman or brand new mom?: I hope they get all the help and knowledge to understand the needed steps to overcome issues. I have been through similar situation in the past and I am able to give all the needed tips and advice to whoever I come in contact with.
What is the best gift you can give a new mom (as a Doula)?: The ability to make the mother and the new born to have bonding relations immediately. It is important for both to establish that kind of immediate chemistry. That will be the best gift for the future of both.
What is your favorite TV show or movie?: Varies
What is your favorite place to vacation?: A quiet island with lots of sun
What is your favorite food?: several options (Mediterranean flavors)
What is your favorite way to spend a day off?: Relaxing
Who lives in your house?: Me, my husband and three children.