Background/Experience that you think is beneficial to Doula work:
What led you to become a Doula?: Witnessing my first-time momma friends forgetting that they still matter, on top of the overall lack of support and empowerment for women during labor led me to become a doula.
What are some positive comments made about you by other people?:
“Becca, you’d make a great doula; will you be mine?”
“This is perfect for you!”
What are your favorite pregnancy/parenting resources?: Unofficially, my favorite resource is the client’s mom.
What thoughts come to mind when you see a pregnant woman or brand new mom?: Eeeeeeep! Baby + Momma! Yeah, I’d be that girl’s doula! (In that exact order)
What is the best gift you can give a new mom (as a Doula)?: The best gift is the baby, which the parents already have. A doula is special because we get to help the parents recognize how capable they are by walking beside them with support and education. Presence. Empowerment. Encouragement
What is your favorite TV show or movie?: Parks & Recreation; I’m basically a mini Amy Poehler
What is your favorite place to vacation?: National Parks currently
What is your favorite food?: Breakfast & Brazilian Food: Meat, beans, cheese bread
What is your favorite way to spend a day off?: A new adventure and a quality nap ...also good food Floating the Riv is a great combo of them all. ;)
Who lives in your house?: I’m single, I currently live in a house with other girl roommates 25+ and a dog. *Side note- I’m really close to my family. We grow in number every year it seems. My family is kind-hearted and wild with baby nephew energy.