Background/Experience that you think is beneficial to Doula work: I have an ability to set my bias aside and offer judgment free support. I have a passion for supporting women.
What led you to become a Doula?: A peer of mine was in birth work and seeing her in this space opened me to a world that I had not known existed.
What are some positive comments made about you by other people?:
I’ve been told I’m kind and a good friend.
What are your favorite pregnancy/parenting resources?: I love books and I love supportive, diverse mom groups.
What thoughts come to mind when you see a pregnant woman or brand new mom?: New life is hugely impactful on someone's story- I wonder about their story.
What is the best gift you can give a new mom (as a Doula)?: Non-judgmental support! Give the gift of services or give your own service (including meals!). I also love practical big ticket items like strollers.
What is your favorite TV show or movie?: Gilmore Girls
What is your favorite place to vacation?: Italy
What is your favorite food?: Pasta
What is your favorite way to spend a day off?: I love to spend time outside with my family or inside reading.
Who lives in your house?: My husband, our kids, and our dogs.