Background/Experience that you think is beneficial to Doula work: I have surrounded myself with mothers and babies my entire life. I have always been in a support role...always helping everyone in anyway possible! Starting to babysit at a early age gave me a reputation for loving kids and moms. I love giving support to help moms accomplish what they need to do!
What led you to become a Doula?: My life-long love of mothers and their babies, and a desire to support women as they welcome their new child.
What are some positive comments made about you by other people?:
“Calm”, “Patient”, “Intuitive”, “Encouraging”, and “A Good Listener”
What are your favorite pregnancy/parenting resources?: Any blogs I can read and talking to other experienced doulas.
What thoughts come to mind when you see a pregnant woman or brand new mom?: I am very excited for them and I wonder if they have a doula!
What is the best gift you can give a new mom (as a Doula)?: A listening ear, compassion, and constant support in any way they wish to receive it.
What is your favorite TV show or movie?: The Andy Griffith Show, I Love Lucy, The Walton's, the Love Comes Softly Series, and When Calls the Heart.
What is your favorite place to vacation?: Anywhere peaceful and quiet.
What is your favorite food?: Mexican and Southern comfort food
What is your favorite way to spend a day off?: Reading, Cleaning, and Organizing
Who lives in your house?: My wonderful parents and brother.