Jessica Kent

ProDoula

CURRENT STATUS: Pre-CD Postpartum & Infant Care Doula

BUSINESS NAME/AFFILIATION: Jessica Kent Birth Services

SERVICES PROVIDED: Labor and Postpartum Doula Support

About

AREAS SERVED: Washington, DC, Maryland and Northern Virginia

CONTACT INFO:

Phone:  240-285-3785

Email: Jessica.erichsen.kent@gmail.com

Websitewww.jessicakentbirthservices.com

 

Meet Your ProDoula

Background/Experience that you think is beneficial to Doula work: Gender Studies in college, specializing in Trauma survivors. Did social work with women for 2 years. Lead community organization and La Leche League leader.

What led you to become a Doula?: During my birth and postpartum, my own vulnerability and intense need for community shocked me. So I began working to build local communities teach about birth, and support them.

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

Passionate, empowering, empathetic, hard worker and strong

What are your favorite pregnancy/parenting resources?: Evidenced Based Birth, Kellymom.com, 4th Trimester Bodies, Le Leche League, ICAN

What thoughts come to mind when you see a pregnant woman or brand new mom?: Beauty, vulnerbility, strength

What is the best gift you can give a new mom (as a Doula)?: The ability to believe in herself, trust her instincts, and how to reach out and find her own tribe.

What is your favorite TV show or movie?: Grey's Anatomy

What is your favorite place to vacation?: Sierra Nevadas

What is your favorite food?: Coffee!!

What is your favorite way to spend a day off?: Quality time with family and friends.

Who lives in your house?: Husband, toddler son, two cats