The latest addition to our Nest, Colette is our amazing Postpartum Doula. Find out a little bit more about her here:
Let’s start out with some fun info about me:
A little bit about me
I was born and raised in Kamloops, B.C. I am married to a wonderful man and together, we have six amazing children. In 2013, we relocated to Port Moody, B.C.
My passion for pregnancy, birth, and postpartum
I first became passionate about birth my first born was delivered in the hospital. I feel my labor was mismanaged and that I did not have a voice to use while I delivered my baby into the world. After the birth and the recovery, I started to research my rights and resources so that this would never happen to me again. On my journey, I found a wonderful community of doulas, midwives, birth advocates, lactation support, and an amazing amount of knowledge. My next three births were amazing and pleasantly memorable. In 2012, after a frustrating hunt for my own list of birth items, I started a company called Birth Essentials. It was my way to help women have access to affordable birth supplies in our communities. I have helped family and friends on their journey since then and feel I have a skill set that could help families feel more comfortable during this very exciting time.
Some interesting skills and experience
My goal as a postpartum doula
The postpartum period is often referred to as the fourth trimester. Pregnancy and birth is a monumental event for the human body to experience. This fourth trimester is a time for the body to recover, establish feeding, and for family to experience bonding. My goal as a postpartum doula is to support the family during this time in any way they need me to.
The Maya's Nest is here to help you have the birth and postpartum experience that you want. As your doula, Samantha provides information, support and nurturing to birthing families across the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley.
Get to Know Me Better
The Maya's Nest Doulas and Birth Photographers provide information, support and nurturing while capturing life's
most precious moments to families in Pitt Meadows, Maple Ridge, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody,
New Westminster, Burnaby, Vancouver, Langley and Surrey.