Background/Experience that you think is beneficial to Doula work: I am trained in postpartum and infant care and have worked with many moms in their pregnancy and postpartum journey.
What led you to become a Doula?: I became a doula because I realized how many women are not respected when in labor and giving birth, have traumatizing pregnancy and birth experiences, thus affecting their parenting journey. I want to be the person that can assist women and their partners with the support that they deserve.
What are some positive comments made about you by other people?:
That I am punctual and a great listener.
What are your favorite pregnancy/parenting resources?: The Birth Partner by Penny Simkin and kellymom.com
What thoughts come to mind when you see a pregnant woman or brand new mom?: I see a beautiful queen and hope that she is receiving the support she needs and deserves.
What is the best gift you can give a new mom (as a Doula)?: Unbiased evidence based support.
What is your favorite TV show or movie?: Depends on the season! I love Greys Anatomy and my all time favorite movie is Titanic.
What is your favorite place to vacation?: Catalina Island and New York.
What is your favorite food?: Hibachi!
What is your favorite way to spend a day off?: Spending it at the spa and with my family.
Who lives in your house?: My husband, our child, and our two fur babies!