Background/Experience that you think is beneficial to Doula work: My work in women's wellness began in 2004 teaching prenatal and postnatal fitness & yoga classes. Over the years I branched out into childbirth education, doula services, fertility awareness and menstrual cycle awareness & education.
What led you to become a Doula?: I've always had a passion for supporting women, birthwork is an extension of my work with women.
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What are your favorite pregnancy/parenting resources?: Pregnancy: Penny Simkin, Ina May Gaskin, Janet Balaskas, Sheila Kitzinger, Michael Odent, Jan de Vries, Aisha Al Hajjar, Gail Tully Parenting: Sandra Dodd
What thoughts come to mind when you see a pregnant woman or brand new mom?: I wonder if she has the support system she desires?
What is the best gift you can give a new mom (as a Doula)?: Non-judgemental support and my undivided attention
What is your favorite TV show or movie?: Game of Thrones
What is your favorite place to vacation?: Maldives
What is your favorite food?: Lentil Soup
What is your favorite way to spend a day off?: Soaking up the sun and reading a good book
Who lives in your house?: Myself, my 3 children, an elderly great dane, 2 huge rabbits and my amazing assistant