To say Carissa an excellent Doula is an understatement. My husband and I started looking into Doula services when my midwife mentioned it would be of great help to her in the birthing process. Carissa came highly recommended and did not disappoint. From out first pre-birth consultation Carissa came prepaired with a calm energy, great questions for us, and tools to make the big day go smoother. When I went into labour, I had the confidence and knowledge to be able to gage when it was necessary to go to the hospital, which allowed me more time at home and out of the hospital during covid times. For the time I was in the hospital, I was impressed and relieved when she was confidently able to jump in and suggest new positions or hands on pain relief for me. My husband in particular felt I was supported best with her trusty care, and felt equally involved. Whenever he gapped at what to do Carissa was right there to support both of us with a calm air of kindness and professionalism. Her nurturing qualities helped me to feel supported and calm during a very vulnerable and emotional time. Her and my midwife got along really well, and she was a wonderful assist to her during the whole birth. The post partum visits where immensely valuable to me - as something I wouldn't know I needed. Carissa let me ramble on about every little thing and listened, hearing everything I was experiencing giving gentle kind support, when I had questions, if she didn't know she would research and get back to me. I would highly recommend Carissa as a Doula and strongly encourage her post partum visits, our whole family was better for this experience.
-Kari & Alex
January 25, 2021