Background/Experience that you think is beneficial to Doula work: I am Certified Prodoula Labor and Postpartum & Infant Care Doula. I am a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) in the state of Texas and have a current BLS. I have cared for families in the medical field for 10 years, and that has given me an exceptional skill set to work as a birth worker.
What led you to become a Doula?: I have a passion for caring for families. After having three very difficult pregnancies, I decided to embark on a career to empower families along their journey to parenthood.
What are some positive comments made about you by other people?:
I am told often that I have a caring heart, and am a very hard worker.
What are your favorite pregnancy/parenting resources?: Book: What to Expect When You're Expecting by Heidi Murkoff and Sharon Mazel Apps: Daddy Up, Baby Bump Website: https://americanpregnancy.org/
What thoughts come to mind when you see a pregnant woman or brand new mom?: I can't wait to hear their birthing journey!
What is the best gift you can give a new mom (as a Doula)?: Confidence and empowerment in their own voice/choices.
What is your favorite TV show or movie?: Anything crime related
What is your favorite place to vacation?: Puerto Penasco, Mexico
What is your favorite food?: Chinese or Authentic Mexican Food
What is your favorite way to spend a day off?: On the beach of Mexico with my feet in the sand, watching the waves, listening to music and soaking up the sun.
Who lives in your house?: My amazing husband and our two beautiful children.