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To me, a doula is…

Posted by on Jun 30, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

To me, a doula is…

I was at a birth not too long ago.  It was a very gentle birth.  The couple chose to do it at home in the water.  I had a moment of insight as I was massaging the mom’s shoulders during a contraction.  It was a thought that I have always known but hadn’t had crystallize into my conscious vocabulary.  Warning to those with a low tolerance for mush, but in that moment I felt so blessed to be doing this work, because essentially it is a position of giving love. From the moment I arrive at the birth, the cloak of my life outside this birth is taken off, and I am here totally present for...

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