Background/Experience that you think is beneficial to Doula work: I have both over 17 years of professional and personal experience as a birth doula. I worked under a midwife for years on the east coast of Florida . I am a mother of 6 . I have lots of experience in VBAC! I love being a Doula and serving families giving them a great start and empowering my mothers that they can do this
What led you to become a Doula?: I wanted to become a midwife
What are some positive comments made about you by other people?:
I can do this with you, Thank you I can’t do this without you, Your the best, Kind, Patient, Encouraging
What are your favorite pregnancy/parenting resources?: Ina may gaskins guide to child birth the womanly art of breastfeeding This isn't what I expected ( postpartum depression ) Birthing from within Hypnobirthing ( the Morgan method) The birth companion
What thoughts come to mind when you see a pregnant woman or brand new mom?: Awwwww, I want to hear there story of their birth. Are you breastfeeding? Do you have a doula ( let me tell you about such great support ). What a beautiful time in your life being a mom
What is the best gift you can give a new mom (as a Doula)?: The gift of touch and caring and knowledge . Being present for her . Listen to her . Educate her . Empower her .
What is your favorite TV show or movie?: The Notebook
What is your favorite place to vacation?: Home
What is your favorite food?: Italian or sushi
What is your favorite way to spend a day off?: Outside hiking . At the beach with my family
Who lives in your house?: My husband and 5 of my children. 1 just recently left for college.