Lara is fueled by a passion for helping people. You will quickly notice how she makes people feel at ease and can tune into their needs. She has been a doula for four years and is trained by DONA International and is a certified Advanced Doula with The Matrona. With a degree in biology and public health, Lara brings her attention to detail and ability to navigate and interpret evidence based research to the birth world. Lara believes that no matter the choices or the outcome, a woman, and her partner should feel the unconditional love and support of someone in the room that can bear witness to the remarkable transformation into motherhood.
Lara has a nine-year-old daughter and after spending many years a single mother is proud to expand her family to add two boys and a girl to complete it. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, gardening, live music and traveling.