Last month, we were privileged to host a webinar with doula pioneer, Amy Gilliland, who has asked “What is your community’s story of change?” Learn more about the history of doulas, birth attendants and labor support.
In the midwifery model of care, movement is an important part of labor, and movement in labor is seen as a beneficial way to allow the mother to participate in her labor.
Another “pearl” of the midwifery model of care-hydrotherapy. Hydrotherapy is the immersion in water during labor or birth to help relieve pain and increase relaxation. Other associations that have weighed in on this topic are ACOG and ACNM.
Do you have a client that wants more information on what a doula is and what they can do? Here’s my list of the best 5 doula videos. Fun, and quirky answers to the question “What is a doula?” as … Read More
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
We recently took a moment to discuss the importance of having a doula present at births were medical intervention is either planned or unplanned. Specifically, we discuss the need for doulas especially during c-sections.