Background/Experience that you think is beneficial to Doula work:
What led you to become a Doula?: I had a Doula with my first child while my husband was deployed. She was so amazing, supportive and strong. She helped me have the best birth experience. It was unmedicated, I was able to walk, move and speak my mind to my nurses and midwife about what I wanted for my daughters birth. I want to be that helper, that extra strength for those who want to give birth anyway. Each pain is a step to your greatest joy.
What are some positive comments made about you by other people?:
I am Caring, Honest, A Good Listener, Empathetic, Strong, Steadfast when needed, and Helpful.
What are your favorite pregnancy/parenting resources?: I loved Yoga, Ice Pops, and Pregnancy Websites
What thoughts come to mind when you see a pregnant woman or brand new mom?: The Joy and nerves they must be having with this new little love and the new world they are living in.
What is the best gift you can give a new mom (as a Doula)?: Helping them find their voice, and strength to this new life they are starting with a new little joy in their lives
What is your favorite TV show or movie?: Pride and Prejudice- With Kira Knightly
What is your favorite place to vacation?: Upstate New York
What is your favorite food?: Beef & Broccoli w/Fried Rice
What is your favorite way to spend a day off?: I Love reading books, Playing with my Kids and snuggling with my husband.
Who lives in your house?: My husband of 14 years my two Children; Ally 8, George 3, Three Fish and One Hamster