Lauren Wheless

ProDoula

CURRENT STATUS: Certified Labor Doula

BUSINESS NAME/AFFILIATION: Lynchburg Birth

SERVICES PROVIDED: Birth Doula, Postpartum Doula, Childbirth Educator

About

AREAS SERVED: Lynchburg, Amherst, Nelson, Campbell, Virginia

CONTACT INFO:

Email: ltwheless@aol.com

Phone: (424) 665-4353

Website: http://www.lynchburgbirth.com

Meet Your ProDoula

Background/Experience that you think is beneficial to Doula work: Masters degrees held in Education and Curriculum & Instruction, CPR, NRP, Spinning Babies

What led you to become a Doula?: My own hospital and homebirth experiences led me to be interested in Birth work.

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

Patient
Loving
Goes above and beyond for clients

What are your favorite pregnancy/parenting resources?: Spinning Babies La Leche League

What thoughts come to mind when you see a pregnant woman or brand new mom?: The importance of spiritual, physical, emotional, and mental personalized support come to mind when I see a pregnant person or someone with a brand new baby.

What is the best gift you can give a new mom (as a Doula)?: The best gift I can give parents is eye contact and listening ears.

What is your favorite TV show or movie?: My favorite shows are with comedy or sci-fi.

What is your favorite place to vacation?: Beach

What is your favorite food?: Chocolate!

What is your favorite way to spend a day off?: Running, walking, exploring outside.

Who lives in your house?: My husband and I with a dog, cat, and bunny!