What first got you interested in doula work?
After the birth of my 3 children, I was given the opportunity to work as a birth assistant for my midwife. From there I moved on to teaching classes and supporting women as a Doula! I firmly believe every mom deserves a Doula and I feel honored to participate however the family needs me most.
Do you have any particular passions concerning birth, if so, why?
My passion is birth. Period. Your birth, your way. Nothing is more exciting than seeing a family make educated choices and strive to create their personal birth journey.
With so many doula trainings out there, why did you choose Birth Boot Camp Doula training?
BBC is evidence based, modern and comprehensive. That made them stand out to me – it’s a company I felt I could be proud to represent. I also really love the materials available to my clients – great quality and up to date information.
Tell us about your training experience and your favorite parts.
I thoroughly enjoyed my Doula training with BBC. I had certified before with a couple of different companies, but this was certainly more thorough. Even being an experienced Doula already, I learned some great new things and would highly recommend this training to anyone aspiring to become a Doula or who wants to increase their skill level.
To close, how do you believe doulas can make a positive difference in the birth experience for women?
I believe Doulas can help enrich the birth experience by helping and supporting in whatever way they are needed most. Sometimes it’s more from an educational standpoint, sometimes and emotional one and sometimes just being really hands on during labor. Mostly, I find it is all of those things and more. Doulas really help the partner feel more confident in the birth process and in helping support their loved one in labor.
How can we find you?
Supporting you is my passion (purpose) and it brings me great joy to be able to walk this journey with you. I offer Doula services and Childbirth classes to families in Polk County, FL. and currently work as the Director of the Doula program at The Nest. I have been serving expecting families for over 25 years so just let me know how we I can best support you during this epic journey. Visit our Bellies-2-Babies studio in beautiful, historic downtown Lake Wales ~ 229 E Stuart Ave. Unit #8.
863.632.1448 www.Bellies-2-Babies.com https://www.facebook.com/Bellies2BabiesDoula/
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