Background/Experience that you think is beneficial to Doula work: Cared for my husband through throat cancer, two back surgeries, two neck surgeries, being Yaya aka(Grandmother), Nanny, personal chef, helped my daughter-in-law with the birth of my grand babies.
What led you to become a Doula?: Assisting and helping with the birth, before and after care of my grandchildren.
What are some positive comments made about you by other people?:
Loving, kind, generous, helpful, honest, respectful, thoughtful…
What are your favorite pregnancy/parenting resources?: I don’t know yet...
What thoughts come to mind when you see a pregnant woman or brand new mom?: What was her journey like, was she supported by her family and friends. Is she getting enough rest, is the baby sleeping at night. Is the baby breast fed or bottle fed.
What is the best gift you can give a new mom (as a Doula)?: All the love and unbiased, nonjudgmental support she needs.
What is your favorite TV show or movie?: I Love Lucy
What is your favorite place to vacation?: Greece (someday)
What is your favorite food?: Organic Raw fresh from my garden veggies and meat from our ranch
What is your favorite way to spend a day off?: Straightening up my house, cooking for my husband, working in my garden...then sitting on the front porch with a glass of wine or coffee.
Who lives in your house?: Scooter my husband, Jazmine our 90lb lab, Jumper the rabbit and ME!