If you had asked me a few years ago what I would be doing with my life, the word Doula wouldn’t have crossed my mind. Cut to present day, and I couldn’t imagine doing anything else. Originally from Vancouver, Canada, I left my hometown almost fifteen years ago in search of adventure, landing in Sydney.
Like many before me, I fell in love with Australia, and never left. After marrying an Aussie, and having now two little bubs of my own, my journey into motherhood has been one which has become interwoven with my journey in becoming a Doula. After working in jobs over the years that never served a purpose for me other than paying the bills, my soul craved something more. And it was after a conversation late one night with a friend, that my path to becoming a Doula had been lit.
I have a certification with the Australian Doula College as a birth and postnatal doula, as well as a membership with the Doula Network Australia.
Recently, I have relocated to Melbourne with my little family for an exciting new chapter in our lives. In this time, I will be stepping away from birth support work, however I look forward to supporting clients in a postnatal capacity.
I’m incredibly passionate about this very special work, and I treasure the time supporting families whilst they discover their new identities as parents. For new mums in particular, it is an important time where they too feel nurtured and looked after, and as a postnatal doula, I ensure that the mother feels well looked after. . Every woman deserves to have the birth & postnatal experience she so desires, and it is my solemn promise to ‘hold space’ for the birthing mother, and help her to feel as empowered and educated as she possibly can as she enters into the realm of motherhood.