Mona White-Ortega

ProDoula

CURRENT STATUS: CD Labor, Certified Postpartum Placenta Specialist

BUSINESS NAME/AFFILIATION: I'm The Doula, L.L.C. Also affiliated with Tucson Doulas

SERVICES PROVIDED: Placenta Encapsulation and Labor Doula Services

About

AREAS SERVED: Tucson, Arizona and the surrounding metropolitan areas

CONTACT INFO:

Phone:  520.631.5064

Email:  imthedoula@live.com

 

Meet Your ProDoula

Background/Experience that you think is beneficial to Doula work: Years of experience as a certified birth doula, certified childbirth educator and certified breastfeeding counselor of Arizona.

What led you to become a Doula?: I have helped various women during childbirth. I was often asked by hospital staff if I was a Doula. Like many at that time, I didn't know what a Doula was. After research, I realized I needed to become trained and certified to provide the best of care.

What are some positive comments made about you by other people?:

I am told I am dedicated, supportive and non-judgmental.

What are your favorite pregnancy/parenting resources?: The book Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering by Dr. Sarah Buckley. Also the website, Evidence Based Birth.

What thoughts come to mind when you see a pregnant woman or brand new mom?: I see someone who has embarked on what can be the most beautiful adventure of her life and what can I do to serve her.

What is the best gift you can give a new mom (as a Doula)?: Peace of mind.

What is your favorite TV show or movie?: The Star Trek or Star Wars series. Steel Magnolias. West Wing or Blue Blood series.

What is your favorite place to vacation?: ANYWHERE! The United States or abroad. Shoot, even my own backyard. It's all adventure.

What is your favorite food?: Cajun, Mexican, Southern, Italian, etc. All of it!

What is your favorite way to spend a day off?: Enjoying the outdoors with my husband, loving on my grand babies or fur babies.

Who lives in your house?: My husband Rick, and dogs, Chica, Fanny and Tess.