Background/Experience that you think is beneficial to Doula work: Ive spent 10+ years of just being top customer service provider alone. I have a natural talent of attuning to those around me, helps me to read the rooms & the people. This helps me to connect & become aware of my situation & surroundings. My experience With Managerial positions has given me the skills to solve problems & to act quickly or in a timely manner. I also have a history & passion for the arts, which allows me to be creative in solving issues that arise as well as seeing the beauty in certain situations.
What led you to become a Doula?: My own experience & journey of Pregnancy & research further into the birth world is what sparked my interest in becoming a Doula. Ive always been nurturer by nature, so it just seemed to fit perfectly with my passion for the birthing world and everything surrounding it.
What are some positive comments made about you by other people?:
That I provide customer service like no other. I am resourceful. Some people mention that they were happy & lucky to have me around throughout their pregnancy. Dedicated, Fully supportive & committed. Putting Birthing Parents First.
What are your favorite pregnancy/parenting resources?: Evidence Based Birth, Parenting Communities & Groups. Baby Bumps of SoCal.
What thoughts come to mind when you see a pregnant woman or brand new mom?: My first thoughts when I see someone expecting or with new baby, usually are along the lines of asking them how they are doing now or how their Birthing story went, along with some excitement & Curiosity if there is anything I can help/ support them with.
What is the best gift you can give a new mom (as a Doula)?: A Safe Space for them to express all that they may be feeling & of their experiences, a space that is comforting & without bias.
What is your favorite TV show or movie?: TV: MindHUNTER Movies:The 5th Element, The Princess Bride
What is your favorite place to vacation?: Either a Place to go Snowboarding or someplace on the beach relaxing or fishing.
What is your favorite food?: Too Many To Choose From: Spicy Chicken Tikka Masala, Spicy Tonkotsu Ramen, Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo, & Anything Chilli & Cheese.
What is your favorite way to spend a day off?: Family Days, Beach trips for fishing or relaxing, Visiting family. or a Me Day with Glass of Wine & Puzzles/Painting.
Who lives in your house?: My Daughter & Her Dad & our 4 Cats soon to be 5 ; Thea, Felicity, ChamCham,Prince.