Background/Experience that you think is beneficial to Doula work: My life has put me on a path of natural healing, and caring for those who need help caring for themselves. I am a Energy Healer with an emphasis on womb care.
What led you to become a Doula?: I am a proud mother of 6. Each delivery was a totally new experience, and not so nice. I want to be able to be there for others, because I know how it feels to be alone.
What are some positive comments made about you by other people?:
My smile lights up the room
My energy is contagious
I have hot hands
What are your favorite pregnancy/parenting resources?: My mom. Network of Moms in my life.
What thoughts come to mind when you see a pregnant woman or brand new mom?: Bless them.
What is the best gift you can give a new mom (as a Doula)?: Me. My dedication to making the new parents as comfortable as possible in there new role, mentally and physically.
What is your favorite TV show or movie?: Aliens
What is your favorite place to vacation?: Anywhere I can listen to the waves of a beach
What is your favorite food?: Snickers with Almonds... Any dark chocolate with almonds
What is your favorite way to spend a day off?: Sleeping in. Moving at my own pace without a watch. Watching the sunset and the moon rise
Who lives in your house?: We are going through a transition with college just starting, but typically, 3 children, 1 husband and our dog