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ProDoula

CURRENT STATUS: Pre-CD Postpartum & Infant Care Doula

BUSINESS NAME/AFFILIATION: Doula State of Mind

SERVICES PROVIDED: Postpartum & Infant Care Doula Servies

About

AREAS SERVED: NY Capital Region, including Albany, Troy, Schenectady, Saratoga & surrounding areas.

CONTACT INFO:

Phone:  (973) 819-3512

Email:  doulastateofmind@gmail.com

 

 

Meet Your ProDoula

Background/Experience that you think is beneficial to Doula work: I have been around babies all my life. I have worked in nurseries and have babysat growing up. As a mom, I can relate to what new parents are thinking, feeling and experiencing.

What led you to become a Doula?: I believe it was the moment that I saw my very first video of a birth when I was 8 years old. I didn't get grossed out. I began screaming out tips to help improve comfort. From then on I knew this was what I was meant to do.

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

Some comments made about me include…supportive, knowledgeable, reliable, friendly, an encourager, loveable, outgoing, trustworthy and adaptable.

What are your favorite pregnancy/parenting resources?: Family, friends, my own instincts. Baby Center, American Pregnancy Association, & CDC-Child Development.

What thoughts come to mind when you see a pregnant woman or brand new mom?: EXCITEMENT! I get an overwhelming feeling of happiness. All I want to do is love up on them.

What is the best gift you can give a new mom (as a Doula)?: Non-judgemental support!

What is your favorite TV show or movie?: Grey's Anatomy

What is your favorite place to vacation?: Europe, especially Italy

What is your favorite food?: Gourmet Chinese food

What is your favorite way to spend a day off?: Relaxing with my family.

Who lives in your house?: Husband, daughter and cat.