Category Archives: Inspiration

Inspiration

Genuine listening means suspending memory, desire, and judgment — and, for a moment at least, existing for the other person. — Michael P. Nichols

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We must be willing to get rid of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. — Joseph Campbell

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We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures. — Thornton Wilder

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There is only one thing more painful than learning from experience, and that is not learning from experience. — Archibald MacLeish

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Happiness is a direction, not a place. — Sydney J. Harris

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Love is, above all, the gift of oneself. — Jean Anouilh

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It’s not how much we give but how much love we put into giving. — Mother Theresa

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VBACs, ICAN, and Special Scars

Unfortunately there is still a lot of misinformation being shared these days about the risks of repeat cesareans vs. VBACs (vaginal birth after cesarean.) According to the ACOG guidelines (American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology): Attempting a vaginal birth after … Continue reading

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Birth Scriptures

I work with clients from a variety of faiths, and I believe that for most people their faith comes strongly into play during their birth experience. During my training I loved the chance to learn about various religions and cultural … Continue reading

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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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