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.