Background/Experience that you think is beneficial to Doula work: I have always felt great compassion and empathy for others. Raising my son has also taught me so much.
What led you to become a Doula?: The pregnancy of my son led me toward a passion for anything that could help birth, mothers, & families.
What are some positive comments made about you by other people?:
I have been told that I’m smart, funny, loving, and a great listener.
What are your favorite pregnancy/parenting resources?: You can learn so much from anything written by Dr. William Sears & kellymom.com .
What thoughts come to mind when you see a pregnant woman or brand new mom?: I hope that she has a great support system. Being pregnant is a lot of work!
What is the best gift you can give a new mom (as a Doula)?: Feeling supported is so important, and I would love to give them that!
What is your favorite TV show or movie?: I’m a big Game of Thrones fan.
What is your favorite place to vacation?: I love the charm (and of course the food) of Charleston, SC.
What is your favorite food?: Do S'mores count? If not, chicken Marsala is delicious! Although I could eat anything Italian (or chocolate!)
What is your favorite way to spend a day off?: If I have no work to do, any time spent with my family is time well-spent.
Who lives in your house?: I live with my husband, son, ferret, and very fluffy cat.