Background/Experience that you think is beneficial to Doula work: I'm a single mom of two grown children and grandmother of two little ones. I have several years of infant/toddler experience in childcare and certified in CPR.
What led you to become a Doula?: I had two of my own family members suffer with postpartum depression and just seeing how so many women are affected, I feel I can help/support and give/lead them in the right direction to get help.
What are some positive comments made about you by other people?:
I’m supportive, knowledgeable, great listener and resourceful.
What are your favorite pregnancy/parenting resources?: Leading women to great ob/GYN in the area, finding childcare and baby friendly hospitals and support groups.
What thoughts come to mind when you see a pregnant woman or brand new mom?: Excitement for them and all the love they are about to give their newborn.
What is the best gift you can give a new mom (as a Doula)?: Support
What is your favorite TV show or movie?: Law and Order
What is your favorite place to vacation?: Australia
What is your favorite food?: Pasta
What is your favorite way to spend a day off?: Meditation and walking
Who lives in your house?: Just me