Loyal, compassionate Birth Doula and Prenatal/Postnatal Yoga Instructor who provides emotional, physical, and educational support in order to help women have a safe, memorable, and empowering birthing experience.
Understands the physiological and psychological processes of birth.
Knowledgeable in the medical aspects of labor and delivery.
Provides comfort with pain-relief techniques including breathing techniques, relaxation techniques, massage, and laboring positions
Compliments and enhances the Father/Partner's role in birth.
Advocates for the mother and helps facilitate communication between the mother and care provider
Helps mothers begin the breastfeeding process and encourages bonding.
Helps a mother become informed about various birth choices.
Works in a spirit of collaboration with hospital staff.
Completed DONA International doula certification training. Has organized and led weekly community Prenatal Yoga and Birth Preparation sessions over the past 16 months - serving more than 200 pregnant women in Central New Jersey.
Childbirth DoulaMoon Mama Doula Services and Prenatal Yoga － Wall, NJSelf Employed as a Childbirth Doula. Meets with clients to educate and prepare for labor. Provides continuous, personalized support, comfort, and information during labor and birth. Provides guidance with postpartum bonding and breastfeeding, as well as a follow up consultation.
Prenatal/Postnatal Yoga InstructorMoon Mama Yoga Doula Services and Prenatal Yoga － Wall, NJHosting Prenatal/Postnatal Yoga classes that are known for their revitalizing and centering practice, educational content, and warm, nurturing community of women. Included in these classes is the opportunity to share openly, to discuss aspects of birth preparation and to practice techniques for deep breathing and relaxation. Special emphasis is placed on the practice of meditation which serves to deepen inner awareness, creates connection to baby, and establishes trust in the body.
Photographer/OwnerPrema Photographic LLC － Wall, NJPrema Photographic specializes in documentary style photography and aims to capture life's greatest moments with sensitivity and honesty. Specializing in photographing weddings, births, family portraits, and maternity shoots. Maintains excellent client relations and documents over 20 events per year.
Education and Training
Doula CertificationDONA International － Sanford, FL, USADoula Certification Training
Prenatal/Postnatal Yoga CertificationYoga Works － New York, NY, USAPrenatal/Postnatal Yoga Instructor Certification (100hrs)