Background/Experience that you think is beneficial to Doula work: Intergenerational wisdom
What led you to become a Doula?: Postpartum support is basically void in my area. After studying birth doula work, which didn’t end up being for me, I found postpartum work and the need wasn’t very necessary. I left working as a nanny/health care aide and began my postpartum business.
What are some positive comments made about you by other people?:
I have been called an angel and sleep fairy pretty regularly.
What are your favorite pregnancy/parenting resources?: Evidence-based birth Laura Markham Bobbi Ghaheri Jack Newman
What thoughts come to mind when you see a pregnant woman or brand new mom?: Is it appropriate to drop a business card in their lap???
What is the best gift you can give a new mom (as a Doula)?: My devoted time and energy to their family.
What is your favorite TV show or movie?: at the moment—Alone
What is your favorite place to vacation?: Anywhere that involves a tent and my family
What is your favorite food?: Home-cooked
What is your favorite way to spend a day off?: A home, organizing, cleaning and playing with my son
Who lives in your house?: My partner, son and myself.