Background/Experience that you think is beneficial to Doula work: I really enjoy being a nanny. I have experience with all ages and come from a big family. I feel like I’ve been trained to be a doula for as long as I can remember by my mom and aunts. I’ve been surrounded by pregnancy/ breastfeeding my whole life.
What led you to become a Doula?: I want to help moms enjoy motherhood to the fullest.
What are some positive comments made about you by other people?:
That I am caring, intuitive to others needs, very positive and supportive.
What are your favorite pregnancy/parenting resources?: Totally depends on the mother but I love the books Breastfeeding Made Simple by Mohrbacher and Kendall-Tackett and The Other Baby Book by Megan McGrory Massaro and Mariam Katz
What thoughts come to mind when you see a pregnant woman or brand new mom?: Joy! I can’t wait to be a mom. I hope that mother knows she’s doing an amazing job!
What is the best gift you can give a new mom (as a Doula)?: Reassurance and support in her decisions.
What is your favorite TV show or movie?: Friends!!
What is your favorite place to vacation?: Kiawah Island South Carolina
What is your favorite food?: Pizza!
What is your favorite way to spend a day off?: With family.
Who lives in your house?: My mom and 2 of my 5 siblings.