Eating and Drinking in Labor-the Midwifery Model of Care
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Is it safe to eat and drink in labor?  Current research says yes, it is!  Nourishing mothers during labor is very important. However, the medical model of care and the midwifery model of care differ greatly in their practices on … Read More

Spirituality During Childbirth
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The more I work with women in birth, the more I realize that spirituality plays a role in many people’s births.  This may include a simple prayer or long meditations the mother uses to connect herself to the divine with … Read More

Case Study: How Doulas Can Adapt for Successful Remote Birth Support
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Louise Johnson was preparing to assist as a doula when the COVID-19 pandemic dramatically shifted hospital requirements for childbirth. New limits were placed that allowed only one (1) support person in the room with the birth mother. This happend just … Read More

Webinar: Grief and Loss in Childbirth
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In this webinar, we discuss how to cope with grief and loss in childbirth and how a doula can be of help when unexpected events become challenging and even painful.  Specific topics include: Tasks of grief Grief phases and how … Read More

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