Mandie Reyes

ProDoula

CURRENT STATUS: Pre-CD Labor

BUSINESS NAME/AFFILIATION: Mandie Reyes Labor Doula Services

SERVICES PROVIDED: Labor Doula Services

About

AREAS SERVED: Kansas City Area

CONTACT INFO:

Phone: (515) 528-0163

Email:  mandielynn2012@hotmail.com

Meet Your ProDoula

Background/Experience that you think is beneficial to Doula work: Elementary Ed Major in College; 7 years in Child Care; Babysitting since High School; Many early childhood classes and I have a child myself.

What led you to become a Doula?: I love working with and helping people. I always wanted to be a pediatrician or OB but the thought of all the schooling intimidated me. When I had a friend who told me about her experiences as a doula I thought to myself that is what I want to do.

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

I have been described as determined and loyal.

What are your favorite pregnancy/parenting resources?: I love my Pregnancy Week by Week and other Mom friends.

What thoughts come to mind when you see a pregnant woman or brand new mom?: I want another one.

What is the best gift you can give a new mom (as a Doula)?: Encouragement. Let her know she is strong, beautiful and brave.

What is your favorite TV show or movie?: When Calls the Heart, Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman

What is your favorite place to vacation?: Mesa Verde but my husband and I would love to visit Puerto Rico where his family is from.

What is your favorite food?: Spaghetti Squash

What is your favorite way to spend a day off?: Cuddling with my 4 month old little boy or working out

Who lives in your house?: Myself, my husband and our 4 month old.