Background/Experience that you think is beneficial to Doula work: 20+ years in childcare and working with families.
What led you to become a Doula?: My friend who is the owner of a business; "New World Doula Services" and has been encouraging me (as well as my love for helping families)
What are some positive comments made about you by other people?:
Trustworthy, Professional, Empathetic, Loving, Helpful, Kind, Positive, Intelligent and Energetic
What are your favorite pregnancy/parenting resources?: My favorite pregnancy/parenting resources are my own personal experience, family friends, books, online research, local medical facilities.
What thoughts come to mind when you see a pregnant woman or brand new mom?: My heart smiles when I see a pregnant woman or brand new mom.
What is the best gift you can give a new mom (as a Doula)?: The best gift I can give a new mom is being myself authentically. My kindness and compassion.
What is your favorite TV show or movie?: Favorite TV show is Orange is the New Black. Favorite Movie is The Goonies ;)
What is your favorite place to vacation?: Favorite place to vacation is somewhere I can find peace within myself. Usually the beach or woods.
What is your favorite food?: Pizza, Bananas with Nutella, Pickles, Ice Cream
What is your favorite way to spend a day off?: Going for a walk.
Who lives in your house?: Myself, my husband, our dog Wyatt (he's a rescue), and our cat Pyewacket.