Tanisha Hamilton

ProDoula

CURRENT STATUS: pre-CD Postpartum & Infant Care

BUSINESS NAME/AFFILIATION: Toronto Family Doulas

SERVICES PROVIDED: Postpartum Doula Support & Infant Care Support

About

AREAS SERVED: Toronto, Etobioke, Scarborough

CONTACT INFO:

Email: Tanisha@torontofamilydoulas.com

Phone: (647) 718-7758

Website: www.torontofamilydoulas.com

Meet Your ProDoula

Background/Experience that you think is beneficial to Doula work: The skills I am bringing to work as a doula are therapeutic communication skills, critical thinking skills, experience with dressing, bathing, feeding, and changing diapers, knowledge of the guidelines of breastfeeding, culture accommodation techniques.

What led you to become a Doula?: Becoming a doula has been one of my dream jobs ever since I was child. Becoming a doula is a stepping stone for me as I pursue my career into health sciences. I have always wanted to work in different fields of work, such as maternity, as a health care professional.

What are some positive comments made about you by other people?:

I am known to be:
Positive
Always smiling
Leader
Empathic
Open-minded
Assertive
Brave

What are your favorite pregnancy/parenting resources?: School textbooks and scholarly articles.

What thoughts come to mind when you see a pregnant woman or brand new mom?: The creation of life is such a beautiful and under-appreciated event. I think of love, warmth, joyfulness, happiness, peace, longevity and opportunity.

What is the best gift you can give a new mom (as a Doula)?: The best gift I could give to any new parents is, understanding. I am willing to listen to others with an open, non jugemental, optimistic, positive and respectful mindset.

What is your favorite TV show or movie?: Not applicable

What is your favorite place to vacation?: Caribbean Islands

What is your favorite food?: Curry goat

What is your favorite way to spend a day off?: Reading ~ Studying ~ Exercising

Who lives in your house?: Family of three