Monthly Archives: January 2012

Wedding Doula!

I often share the analogy that a doula at a birth is like a maid of honor at a wedding. But I’m starting to realize that a doula provides all sorts of extra help you don’t even think about, so … Continue reading

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Your Doula’s Own Birth Experience

I’ve had some interesting discussions lately about hiring doulas, and the criteria parents consider. Here are some of the questions I’ve heard pondered: * Would you hire a doula who was not a mother? * What about her birth history? … Continue reading

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Action Shots!

A doula mentor mentioned to me that it’s rare a doula gets photos of herself at work, unless there’s a professional photographer at the birth. I was lucky that a father at a recent birth was taking some photos, and … Continue reading

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POSTPARTUM CERTIFICATION!

I just received my certificate so I am now official, I’m a Certified Postpartum Doula! This was my last training and it feels wonderful to be done. Until I find another program that I’m interested in learning more from…

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Quotes for Families and Doulas

I printed up these quotes, glued them to cardstock (with cute paper) and then laminated them and hung them on keyrings as a thank you for my doula mentors. Here they are in case you need some inspiration! We have … Continue reading

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