Background/Experience that you think is beneficial to Doula work: I have experience in attending births from my own two, to many other births. I am completely un-biased and ready to support a woman and her partners choices no matter what they are.
What led you to become a Doula?: I was asked to attend a friends birth as a support person. I really didn't know what to expect but after going through labour with her, I began to wonder if I could make this a career. I loved it so much.
What are some positive comments made about you by other people?:
“Passionate about her work.”
“supportive of everyone.”
What are your favorite pregnancy/parenting resources?: I love to consult with my colleagues with questions. I like to refer to a book by Dr. Jack Newman regarding breastfeeding questions. I like to check out a website called evidence based birth .com as well.
What thoughts come to mind when you see a pregnant woman or brand new mom?: *
What is the best gift you can give a new mom (as a Doula)?: Confidence
What is your favorite TV show or movie?: Greys Anatomy
What is your favorite place to vacation?: It's a toss up between Prince Edward Island and New York City. I love the calm slow pace of the island but sometimes I crave the hustle and bustle of NYC
What is your favorite food?: Italian!!
What is your favorite way to spend a day off?: With my family. I adore spending time with my littles working on crafts
Who lives in your house?: My husband Matthew. My Daughter, Ellie and my son, Weston