February 13, 2019
Burnout rates amongst doulas are notoriously high.
The shelf-life for many won't last more than a few years.
Although I haven't found a formal study on this topic, most of my colleagues who attended births just a few years ago have since left the profession. And st...
Doula work is demanding for anyone, with or without children. Doulas with kids however do have the added challenge of needing to care for young ones at home who can demand a nearly equal amount of attention as their clients, if not more!
As a doula who doesn’t have kids...
February 11, 2019
You know the phrase, oh and that little law of physics, "what goes up must come down"?
This is one of the things I was thinking about recently when it comes to doula life and self-care.
There is no high like the high of birth. That special cocktail of oxytocin, endorphin...
April 23, 2018
It may be shocking and I may be the only birth professional who feels this way, but I have to admit, I do not like the way coffee feels.
I love the taste and will enjoy a cup of decaf, but especially when I'm exhausted or during an all-nighter, I hate the way caffeine f...
Letting go, not giving up.
September 22, 2019
Shelf-life of a doula
Life as a labyrinth.
November 4, 2019
Low back pain relief!
September 18, 2019
More exciting than amusement parks.
September 8, 2019
What new parents need more than a baby shower.
July 15, 2019
June 14, 2019
May 28, 2019
The Case for Baby Massage.
May 13, 2019
What Comforting Touch for Doulas is REALLY About.
April 22, 2019