No one gets an “A” in childbirth

    As a doula, I support women who have birth visions all over the spectrum of “naturalness”. From women who don’t want a single intervention and will go to Herculean efforts to avoid them to women who have a birth vision which is centered around a positive birth experience regardless of interventions. I welcome […]

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Spirituality of Doula Work–Can religion and doula work mix?

    “Breathe in, You are doing great….think about Jesus on the Cross dying for you…let out your breath….good work….Your pressure waves are for Jesus….think of Him….you are doing really good…” This is what a session of a Christian or Catholic Doula practice may look like. A client who wants Christianity added to their labor […]

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The Postpartum Period

    The Postpartum Period The Most Wonderful, Scary, Vulnerable, Lovely Time A Post Laboring Mother Will Ever Have. That is the phrase I always tell my new moms whenever I am hired. A postpartum period or postnatal period begins immediately after the birth of a child and usually extends for about six weeks. The […]

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