Background/Experience that you think is beneficial to Doula work: Mother of 4 children. I birthed my babies in the hospital, birthing center and at home. I am also currently a Gestational Carrier.
What led you to become a Doula?: I love new life being born. I am very drawn to the medical field and hope to be a Midwife one day.
What are some positive comments made about you by other people?:
That I am nurturing, kind, encouraging, a servant and believe I will thrive as a Doula.
What are your favorite pregnancy/parenting resources?: Currently reading The Birth Partner
What thoughts come to mind when you see a pregnant woman or brand new mom?: Excitement!! I send her supportive thoughts or share congratulation with her.
What is the best gift you can give a new mom (as a Doula)?: Emotional support as I’ve been in her simular situation 4 times. I am able to encourage her in practical advise and share my knowledge with her. I am willing to pray and degree scripture over her and her household.
What is your favorite TV show or movie?: Grey’s Anatomy, Parenthood, Nashville and Private Practice
What is your favorite place to vacation?: I love San Diego
What is your favorite food?: Ethnic foods like Thai and Indian, Salads of all types and of course coffee with something sweet
What is your favorite way to spend a day off?: I enjoy getting caught up on housework, relaxing with a good show, organizing, or shopping
Who lives in your house?: I live with my amazing Husband and our two sons and two daughters