Schlagwort: DOULA

The blessings of a postpartum doula


Postpartum doulas are still hardly known yet much-needed The hormones, birth, joy to hold the new member of the family in ones armes - and sleep deprivation...  It's the same for every woman.  You are not alone!  Every woman would benefit from support in the first weeks. Though hardly any woman has the support from her family/community she'd need.  The …


Birth as preparation for motherhood


Peggy O'Mara talks in the wonderful documentary Happy Healthy Child about job descriptions of a mother. She has 2 versions, totally different from each other yet for the same position... Job description for a mother WANTED Volunteers No experience necessary. No predictable schedule. Situation often out of control. Long hours. Unpaid. No training. No praise. Will be expected to work to an …


The key to an empowering birth experience


​Birth is such a precious experience. It affects the rest of the woman's (and the child's) life. Birth is supposed to be an experience that prepares us for parenting and strengthens us for motherhood. Empowering.  Still empowering births are not yet very common. But you can feel a change. By now lots of classes are offered. …