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Childbirth Education Online Classes and 24/7 support via email and text messaging!!!!

I am a childbirth educator and with the busy schedule I have it is sometimes difficult to meet with families for hours at a time to discuss childbirth education.   137 more words


5 Reasons You Should Celebrate World Doula Week

Everyone likes a reason to party right? This week is World Doula Week and that is certainly a reason to celebrate. The world is a better place because doulas exist! 464 more words


10 Doula Myths I want to Dispel

In honor of World Doula Week, a fellow Birth Arts International doula (Birth Song Doula Service in Massachussetts) posted the following list of myths commonly held about doulas… 1,893 more words


Cascades Of Water

I mentioned in my last post about women being warriors. Whether it’s 3 days or 3 hours, its like I knew….

Birth can be a great healing process. 594 more words


Aquela que serve - Documentário sobre Doulas

   Aquela que serve é um documentário sobre uma profissão ainda desconhecida no Brasil, as Doulas. Aquela que acompanha, que conhece os direitos da parturiente, que aconselha, que apresenta todas as vantagens do parto normal, mas que apoia qualquer escolha daquela mãe. 134 more words


So What Does "Holding the Space" Really Mean Anyway?

I stumbled across a post a few years ago that really seemed to sum up the evolution that my practice style as a doula has taken.  774 more words


#WorldDoulaWeek - Part 2: Reducing the Fear

Ina May Gaskin

I first heard about Ina May Gaskin from the documentary film The Business of Being Born (2008).  I would consider Ina May as one of the leading role models of the midwifery and natural birth movement. 964 more words