Jacqueline Cassara

ProDoula

CURRENT STATUS: Pre-CD Labor

BUSINESS NAME/AFFILIATION: Mama Love Doula Services

SERVICES PROVIDED: Labor and Postpartum Doula Services

About

AREAS SERVED: Colorado Springs, Falcon, Castle Rock, Black Forest, Monument, Parker, Peyton, Woodland Park, Manitou Springs, Larkspur, Pueblo, Fort Carson

CONTACT INFO:

Phone:  843-276-0238

Emailmamalovedoulaservicesllc@gmail.com

Website:  www.mamalovedoulaservicesllc.com

 

Meet Your ProDoula

Background/Experience that you think is beneficial to Doula work: I have been a certified nurses assistant for 11 years. I have worked in the labor & delivery nursery. I also briefly worked as a birth assistant.

What led you to become a Doula?: I am in school to be a midwife. Also I grew up around nurses and midwives. My mother was a labor and delivery nurse and worked with midwives. She is a huge inspiration. Also I had very positive birth experiences with wonderful birth teams. I want to give other women the safe, supportive, and calm birth experiences like I had. I want to be there for them like my birth team was there for me.

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

I have a great attitude.I’m a hard worker. I’m calm under chaos. I’m very nurturing and kind.I don’t judge.If I say I’m going to do something I do it.

What are your favorite pregnancy/parenting resources?: Any of Ina May Gaskin Books, I read these when I was pregnant with my own kids and they gave me alot of comfort.

What thoughts come to mind when you see a pregnant woman or brand new mom?: I think about how awesome it is to be a mom. I wonder if they are going to have a doula and midwife.

What is the best gift you can give a new mom (as a Doula)?: Support, a nap, help educate her, be kind.

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

What is your favorite place to vacation?: I love visiting Charleston, South Carolina

What is your favorite food?: Mexican Food or Pizza.

What is your favorite way to spend a day off?: Catching up on school work and hanging out with my kids.

Who lives in your house?: My boyfriend, three awesome children and our turtle Prince.