Background/Experience that you think is beneficial to Doula work: Mother, Nanny, ECE Assistant, Education Assistant Experience
What led you to become a Doula?: After seeing the benefits a birth doula can have I knew I wanted to be able to help new mothers and their families have the best possible experience after the baby is born. Independently I have learnt so much and wish I had access to the information I know now after my own child was born. I would have done things very differently and had more confidence to trust myself!
What are some positive comments made about you by other people?:
You are a natural with children and babies. You are understanding, positive and friendly.
What are your favorite pregnancy/parenting resources?: ProDoula Website :), AHA Parenting, Health Link BC
What thoughts come to mind when you see a pregnant woman or brand new mom?: Excitement, Empathy, Their Birth Story, What can I do? Are you sleeping OK?
What is the best gift you can give a new mom (as a Doula)?: Giving reliable, up to date information so they can learn themselves and have confidence in their natural and in built instincts!
What is your favorite TV show or movie?: Right now: All the Marvel Comic Movies, All Time Favorite: Edward Scissor Hands and E.T.
What is your favorite place to vacation?: My sofa along with my favorite food.
What is your favorite food?: Cheesecake!
What is your favorite way to spend a day off?: With my daughter.
Who lives in your house?: My 6 year old daughter, Elizabeth; Benni my 4 year old dachshund mix dog and Polly my 16 year old Ginger Tabby Cat!