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Becoming a Doula

Thank you to guest mentor Patricia for sharing these thoughts. I’ve served women for 30 years as a Birth Doula. Only in the last 2 years have I become aware of the known profession. At my age I decided to challenge my brain and pursue this arena of so called expertise in childbirth. At first […]

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Mother runs the show

Thank you to guest mentor Kalah for sharing today. The best thing you can do for a mother is to help her trust the process.  If she tells you she feels like something is wrong, listen to her.  Her instincts are one of the best tools you have.  She knows what she needs, and if […]

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Learning how to be at birth

Thank you to Jaimee for being our guest mentor today. I had both my kids unmedicated, one in a birth center with a CNM and one at home with a CPM, but mostly unassisted.  I think the number one thing birth professionals can do to support women is to instill in them the trust that […]

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You can be a mentor

As you look around your community do you see unmet needs of expectant families? Do you hope more advocates for normal birth decide to serve families? Did you know you can play a role in helping future birth professionals find their path, and you don’t have to start a school or become a trainer to […]

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