Background/Experience that you think is beneficial to Doula work: I am a mother to 5. I have 60 hours of workshops including Rebozo, essential oils, postpartum depression, breastfeeding and cesarean birth to just name a few.
What led you to become a Doula?: The birth of my grandson inspired me to become a doula. I was able to assist my daughter during labour and postpartum and I loved the whole experience.
What are some positive comments made about you by other people?:
My clients have enjoyed my easy going way and how I comforted and educated them during their birthing experience.
What are your favorite pregnancy/parenting resources?: I have a large library of books and evidence based articles. I have also met a lot of great women surrounding the birth field.
What thoughts come to mind when you see a pregnant woman or brand new mom?: Every time I see a pregnant woman or a new baby my heart is filled with joy and happiness, it's such a special time in a person's life.
What is the best gift you can give a new mom (as a Doula)?: The best gift I can give as a birth worker is comfort and knowledge of my experiences and my clients.
What is your favorite TV show or movie?: The Sound of Music
What is your favorite place to vacation?: My yard.
What is your favorite food?: Anything Italian
What is your favorite way to spend a day off?: I enjoy taking my youngest to the beach as she loves to be in the sand and water.
Who lives in your house?: I live with my husband three of my children my father and two cats a dog and six guinea fowl.