Background/Experience that you think is beneficial to Doula work: Ethnicity-Latina; Mastered Social Worker Degree, 2005
What led you to become a Doula?: I had a doula for the birth of my daughter and loved the experience. I decided that I wanted to provide the same care for other women but put it on my laundry list of things to do. So when my friend asked me to be her doula 5 years after I gave birth I found Pro Doula and got trained.
What are some positive comments made about you by other people?:
I was told by a woman that her labor was so hard and that I really helped her get through a difficult time. One mom didn’t think should could nurse her baby but with daily visits and phone check-ins she was able to nurse her baby.
What are your favorite pregnancy/parenting resources?: kellymom.com and babycenter.com
What thoughts come to mind when you see a pregnant woman or brand new mom?: That she is beautiful and amazing!
What is the best gift you can give a new mom (as a Doula)?: My time.
What is your favorite TV show or movie?: Scandal
What is your favorite place to vacation?: Anywhere in the Caribbean.
What is your favorite food?: Spanish
What is your favorite way to spend a day off?: Relaxing watching movie alone.
Who lives in your house?: My husband and daughter.