The time of birth is a sacred moment. Being a mother of two boys and having experienced the wonder of their childbirth, I strive to empower the women and their partners to have the best experience that will enrich their lives with cherished memories. At my own childbirth, I had a doula present, which proved to be a formative experience in my life, my awareness, and my calling to carry on this passion in my own doula work. I carry that gift with me each time I am present at my client's birth time.
I completed my training with Tranquil Transitions for Placenta Encapsulation, rooted in the traditional Chinese method. I follow safe-handling of the placenta in accordance with the protocols of contemporary blood pathology training. I received my doula training from Doulas of North America (DONA). I love supporting women and their partners in the birth path they view as ideal for them, including natural birth, medicated birth, C-section or VBAC (Vaginal Birth After Cesarean). I hold a B.A. in English Language and Literature. In addition, I have been a teacher of yoga/meditation for over 20 years, and I understand the value of inner balance in the birth support practice.