Background/Experience that you think is beneficial to Doula work: 10 years of child care/nanny experience and my personal experience with my births. I am very eager to learn and gain experience.
What led you to become a Doula?: My personal experience with the births of my daughters pushes me to want to give other the knowledge and support they need to have the best birth experience possible.
What are some positive comments made about you by other people?:
Nuturing, loyal, good listener, positive, easy to get along with.
What are your favorite pregnancy/parenting resources?: I truly enjoy reading anything by Ina Mae Gaskin, but I believe the best information comes from someone who has personal experience.
What thoughts come to mind when you see a pregnant woman or brand new mom?: Excitement and joy for the journey ahead.
What is the best gift you can give a new mom (as a Doula)?: Confidence.
What is your favorite TV show or movie?: Modern Family, Grey's Anatomy
What is your favorite place to vacation?: Anywhere with a beach
What is your favorite food?: Sushi!
What is your favorite way to spend a day off?: With my husband and daughters.
Who lives in your house?: My husband, daughter Olivia (3), daughter Avery (5 months) and 3 dogs.