Background/Experience that you think is beneficial to Doula work: Training for birth work. Having had a doula for my pregnancy and birth was really enlightening and beneficial. Having a child of my own.
What led you to become a Doula?: I had two doulas myself for my pregnancy and it was the absolute best decision my husband and I made. I had such an amazing birthing experience and I fell in love with the support my doulas had provided me!
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What are your favorite pregnancy/parenting resources?: There are a TON of great resources out there. I really enjoy the evidence based birth Website. Staying up to date on AAP guidelines is important as well. You can always find information that is very beneficial from other trained professionals in the same field.
What thoughts come to mind when you see a pregnant woman or brand new mom?: My heart melts for them! It’s so amazingly beautiful to see brand new families!! I get so happy knowing that they will be able to encounter and experience the everyday changes with their baby and just to embrace every minute of it! Time sure does FLY when you have children!
What is the best gift you can give a new mom (as a Doula)?: The best gift I would give to new parents would be; love, compassion, advice, information, physical support & mental support!
What is your favorite TV show or movie?: I love all cooking shows
What is your favorite place to vacation?: San Jose Del Cabo
What is your favorite food?: I LOVE ALL FOOD!!
What is your favorite way to spend a day off?: Working out, relaxing, spending time with my daughter and my husband, gardening & shopping!
Who lives in your house?: My family. Husband Daughter Rocky (dog) Lia (cat)