Meet Becky Emmons
How long have you lived in the Willamette Valley?
I have lived in the WV my whole life, I grew up in the Salem/Turner area with a short 7 years in Central Oregon when I first got married.
What does ‘self care’ look like for you?
Self care for me is as simple as a manicure, lunch with a friend, a break from kids and family obligations.
What is your biggest fear?
My biggest fear is my kids being unhappy, struggling, being bullied, anything that makes me worry over them.
What is your favorite family vacation?
Disneyland! We have a lot of fun when we go there!
What would you sing at Karaoke night?
How Will I Know by Whitney Houston
Who knows you the very best?
U of O or OSU?
What keeps you awake at night?
Worrying about my children.
What shows are you into?
The Office, Greys Anatomy, This is Us, The Bachelor
What takes up too much of your time?
Netflix and baseball
What age do you wish you could be permanently?
34 because I gained the self confidence in my 30’s I never had in my 20’s but my body was still young.
What is your ideal way to spend the weekend?
Camping and boating with friends.
How do you like your coffee?
I’ll take it in any form but I prefer strong with a touch of sweet.
What are you most looking forward to in the next 10 years?
I’m looking forward to never moving again after building our dream home this year and moving a ton. I’m looking forward to being settled and watching my children grow into amazing teenagers, then adults!
Why did you become a doula?
I became a doula after attending my sister’s birth which was very tumultuous and difficult. It was the first time in my life I felt like I was in the right place at the right time. I stayed calm in a tense situation and was proud of how I handled everything and was there for everyone around me. About 3 weeks later I took a doula training and loved every minute of it. I have loved it ever since
Becky Emmons is a Labor and Postpartum Doula serving Eugene, Corvallis, and surrounding areas.