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 they kindly said I can share them!
Here we're talking about how she's feeling and what we're going to try next:
I know this looks like I'm torturing her with my elbow (and smiling about it!) but we were doing some counter pressure and massage. 🙂
More counter pressure on her lower back as she labors in the tub:
It was fun for me to see myself working as a doula!
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