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.