Lauren Barry

ProDoula

CURRENT STATUS: Pre-Certified Labor Doula

BUSINESS NAME/AFFILIATION: N/A

SERVICES PROVIDED: labor support, babysitting, cleaning, photography

About

AREAS SERVED: Pennsylvania

CONTACT INFO:

Email: laurenelizabethgrace@gmail.com

Phone: (412) 525-2885

Website: https://www.facebook.com/Dou-LaLa-105625454463874/

Meet Your ProDoula

Background/Experience that you think is beneficial to Doula work:

What led you to become a Doula?: I have been interested in birth work ever since middle school after getting to witness a birth. I am one of seven children and love life and supporting families.

What are some positive comments made about you by other people?:

“we didn’t want anyone else but Lauren (as a doula). She has such a gift of mercy, compassion, and empathy… and everything you did to get me through that painful back labor was super helpful and relieving!”

What are your favorite pregnancy/parenting resources?: Gentle Birth Choices by Barbara Harper, Ina May's Guide to Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin, Bridget Teyler on youtube

What thoughts come to mind when you see a pregnant woman or brand new mom?: joy, love, excitement, NEW LIFE, peace

What is the best gift you can give a new mom (as a Doula)?: photography for the family, birth video, support, listening ears, babysitting

What is your favorite TV show or movie?: Hacksaw Ridge, Chariots of Fire, Tangled

What is your favorite place to vacation?: Colorado

What is your favorite food?: Smoothies

What is your favorite way to spend a day off?: spend time with family and friends, go outside

Who lives in your house?: "Aunt" Roni was my bus driver in 9th grade, "Uncle" Bill, my friend Sarah, GG (Roni's mom) 89 years old... for the full story just ask! :)