Background/Experience that you think is beneficial to Doula work: Mother of 3 boys; Personally knowledgeable about: Breastfeeding, Postpartum transitions, Medicated/Unmedicated births
What led you to become a Doula?: Realizing that I DO have a voice during my pregnancy/labor/postpartum made me sure that I want to give that to everyone I meet.
What are some positive comments made about you by other people?:
Kind, Caring, Understanding and Knowledgable
What are your favorite pregnancy/parenting resources?: Online resources
What thoughts come to mind when you see a pregnant woman or brand new mom?: How wonderful! Motherhood looks so beautiful on her! Wondering if she is getting the help that she deserves. Hoping that the mother to-be has plenty of people in her corner.
What is the best gift you can give a new mom (as a Doula)?: The greatest gift as a birth worker I can give, is full and undying support for the mother.
What is your favorite TV show or movie?: The Fosters, Parenthood, Law & Order SVU
What is your favorite place to vacation?: While I live in Cuba because I am a military spouse, I’d say that California is so far my favorite place to vacation.
What is your favorite food?: Mexican Cuisine, Anything sweet
What is your favorite way to spend a day off?: Relaxing with my boys, Cooking / Baking, Holiday / Party planning
Who lives in your house?: My husband and myself, my 3 sons and my 1 cat