Lizzie Mireles

ProDoula

CURRENT STATUS: Certified Labor Doula

BUSINESS NAME/AFFILIATION: Mama Bear and the Doula

SERVICES PROVIDED: Labor Support

About

AREAS SERVED: Central Texas

CONTACT INFO:

Email: mamabearandthedoula@yahoo.com

Phone: (312) 522-9736

Website: http://www.mamambearandthedoula.com

Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/mamabearandthedoula/

Meet Your ProDoula

Background/Experience that you think is beneficial to Doula work: Background in healthcare, previously employed as an EMT. Current stay at home mother of two boys.

What led you to become a Doula?: I've always known I wanted to help people which is what led to me towards my initial career as an EMT. After doing my time on the ambulance, I just wasn't spending enough time with my patients. I wanted to truly be there for them before, during, and after.

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

Compassionate, tenderhearted, gentle, empathetic.

What are your favorite pregnancy/parenting resources?: Evidence Based Birth & KellyMom

What thoughts come to mind when you see a pregnant woman or brand new mom?: Love, warmth, strength, warrior.

What is the best gift you can give a new mom (as a Doula)?: Resources and reassurance go a long way.

What is your favorite TV show or movie?: Grey's Anatomy

What is your favorite place to vacation?: Western Caribbean

What is your favorite food?: Pizza!

What is your favorite way to spend a day off?: I don't believe there's such a thing as a 'day off' when you're a SAHM haha.

Who lives in your house?: Husband, myself, and my two crazy boys.