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Waterbirth for Doulas

People have been using water to soothe aches, pains, anxieties, chase away demons, and to cleanse themselves of impurities for all of history. Those of us who have experienced menstrual cramping know that a hot bath can be a blessing- it makes sense that someone realized that stepping into their tub during labour would be comforting. 131 more words

Alphabet Soup: The 411 on VBAC

“Once a caesarean, always a caesarean” is no longer the case for many pregnant individuals here in Canada, however, navigating a medical system that does not always adhere to evidence-based practices and care providers who are reluctant to change archaic practices can be exhausting. 86 more words

The Mama Sherpas - Film Screening in Dallas, TX

On Thursday, October 8th Dallas Birth Network will host a showing of “The Mama Sherpas – Midwives Across America”.  This movie is produced by Ricki Lake and Abby Epstein, who also produced “The Business of Being Born”. 115 more words

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Back to School is for Doulas Too!

In North America, Europe and other northern hemisphere countries, it is the time of new backpacks, school buses and new routines. While we generally think of kids and college students at back to school time, it’s a great time for doulas to continue their education as well! 1,053 more words

Doula Resources

Panic

I had my first panic attack, in a long while. It occurred at the end of the day during my doula training. I was sitting there, taking notes on interviewing clients and how to navigate conversation topics to educate better, when the subject of grief came up. 374 more words

The Labour Learn

Three of us in the class are doulas from previous experience. We have been to births and have learned some tips on how to support women during labour and birth. 495 more words

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