Background/Experience that you think is beneficial to Doula work: Hospice Volunteer; Family Advocates Volunteer; Attendance at 7 births; I am mother of 3 and grandmother of 6. I enjoyed participating in their care from infants through childhood.
What led you to become a Doula?: Attendance at 7 births. It has always been my passion.
What are some positive comments made about you by other people?:
Calm, kind, caring, comforting, strong, resilient, enduring, spiritual
What are your favorite pregnancy/parenting resources?: DONA, TVD, ProDoula
What thoughts come to mind when you see a pregnant woman or brand new mom?: Love, happiness
What is the best gift you can give a new mom (as a Doula)?: Support, comfort, information, empowerment, relief for nap or shower and nuturing
What is your favorite TV show or movie?: Call The Midwife
What is your favorite place to vacation?: Hawaii and Virginia Beach
What is your favorite food?: Salmon dinner - occasionally pizza
What is your favorite way to spend a day off?: Relaxing and reading, walking or biking
Who lives in your house?: I am blessed to have my adult daughter and 19-year-old grandson living with me – and their dog and our 3 cats.