Background/Experience that you think is beneficial to Doula work: PreSchool Teacher 6wks- 5yr. I also have had the honor of being active support in several labors.
What led you to become a Doula?: My own birthing, and postpartum experience, as well as my experience that I have had assisting friends and family through their labor and postpartum. Also as someone who has over come postpartum depression, I see and know the importance of having someone by your side not only through the ups, but especially for the down times can be truly a blessing.
What are some positive comments made about you by other people?:
I am supportive, empathetic, thoughtful, maternal, and nurturing.
What are your favorite pregnancy/parenting resources?: I am currently still gathering a good resource list.
What thoughts come to mind when you see a pregnant woman or brand new mom?: New Beginnings, Blessings, Filled with love .
What is the best gift you can give a new mom (as a Doula)?: The gift of companionship. A lot of times as parents people tend to feel alone/lost. I can provide a sense of security, compassion, and assistance with whatever ups and downs they may experience.
What is your favorite TV show or movie?: Greys Anatomy and I Love the movie Bad Boys-perfect combination of comedy and action.
What is your favorite place to vacation?: I love going to Miami for a quick get away.
What is your favorite food?: I love Lamb
What is your favorite way to spend a day off?: Relaxing with some tea, and binge watching a show.
Who lives in your house?: My daughter