When I look back on the those moments in my life that were touched by my doula, my heart swells with warmth. But both my husband and I were initially skeptical. It seemed like a big expense that could be better used on something else. And thoughts like ‘What if my labor is […]Read More
My husband has been trying to teach our older son, Justin, that the proper way to respond when he calls him, is “Yes, daddy?”instead of a less cooperative “What?”. Despite numerous attempts, he hasn’t produced much results so far. Coincidentally, a few days later, I had this conversation with Justin. Justin: “Mommy!” […]Read More
The Doula Services Network - Every Woman Deserves A Doula.
I am a mother and sometimes I wonder if I am really a doula everyday? Then, I thought — yes I am! Here’s how — I comfort my daughter who got bumped by her little brother! I say “It is going to be OK — do you need some ice?” The child that comes crying […]
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 […]