Background/Experience that you think is beneficial to Doula work: I have over 15 years of customer service experience. 3 years of self-development work. I've worked with trauma victims and sexual abuse victims.
What led you to become a Doula?: I believe in compassion for humankind. I believe that people's thoughts and opinions are valuable.
What are some positive comments made about you by other people?:
“When you’re at my house, I can turn off the baby monitor and actually get some sleep. ”
“You were born for this. You’re one of the most compassionate people I know. “
What are your favorite pregnancy/parenting resources?: "Breastfeeding Made Simple" "The Birth Partner"
What thoughts come to mind when you see a pregnant woman or brand new mom?: Awww how cute! Is that mom getting a good latch with the baby? Is the baby eating enough? Can I help?
What is the best gift you can give a new mom (as a Doula)?: My time! Parents can leave the worry behind and get some sleep.
What is your favorite TV show or movie?: Siren, The Gifted, Twilight
What is your favorite place to vacation?: Anywhere tropical!
What is your favorite food?: Italian food, and sushi.
What is your favorite way to spend a day off?: Resting, and doing something to feed my soul...like yoga, hiking, or anything involving art!
Who lives in your house?: Just me and my big heart!