Kara Flowers

ProDoula

CURRENT STATUS: Pre-Certified Labor Doula, Pre-Certified Postpartum & Infant Care Doula

BUSINESS NAME/AFFILIATION: N/A

SERVICES PROVIDED: Labor Support, Postpartum/Infant Care Support

About

AREAS SERVED: Boone and the surrounding High Country

CONTACT INFO:

Email: kaflowers4@gmail.com

Phone: (980) 939-5340

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/kara.flowers.7

Meet Your ProDoula

Background/Experience that you think is beneficial to Doula work: Certified EMT-B with experience and comfort remaining calm when working in emergency situations.

What led you to become a Doula?: I have always been drawn to birth work. I loved working in emergency medicine, but I wanted more ability to have continued care with the people that I was working with. I love being able to support woman through the transitions of pregnancy and parenting.

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

I’m told that I bring a positive supportive energy to stressful situations, and that I am a great listener.

What are your favorite pregnancy/parenting resources?: Evidence Based Birth, Happiest Baby on the Block, Breastfeeding made Simple

What thoughts come to mind when you see a pregnant woman or brand new mom?: Are you getting enough support? How is your experience been so far?

What is the best gift you can give a new mom (as a Doula)?: A non-judgmental listening ear and a few minutes with two free arms.

What is your favorite TV show or movie?: Harry Potter (the Books over and over again)

What is your favorite place to vacation?: Anywhere that I can go.

What is your favorite food?: Custard

What is your favorite way to spend a day off?: Depending on my energy level either being outside, rock climbing, acro-yoga, hiking, swimming in rivers, or laying around reading books, and watching movies.

Who lives in your house?: Myself, my partner, Derek, and our wonderful dog, Twig!