If I could go back and spend my money on doula training, I'd choose CBI. I went through another organization and feel, unfortunately, that it wasn't worth what I spent or the time away from my family for the training.
My preceptor and I are friends. She was my midwife for my last two babies and we just kept in touch. After my ds was born she knew I wanted to start doula'ing and she offered to ask me to births (if it was ok with the Mama of...
Can someone clear this up for me?
On the Big Push for Midwives site they say:
the American Medical Association (AMA) adopted a resolution to introduce legislation
outlawing home birth, and potentially making...
You have received some great advice here! When I was reading your post, this is exactly what I was thinking:
Keep working as an intactivist in some way, I know that kind of activity makes me feel better,...
what qualities do you possess that make you a "good" MW or doula?
- I'm supportive of what Mama's choose for their birth. I realize that it is not my birth but hers and...
I put it there because:
- I could shut the door and be alone if I wanted to.
- We have a bathroom in the bedroom so it was just a few steps away when I needed it.
- I was close to the bed.
ASL isn't just signing english. It's a whole language of its own with its own grammatical structure, etc.
The best thing would be to find out if your community has something like our Independence Center with a...
Definitely ask to meet them! They are coming into your home and you have a right to know who is coming and if you are comfortable with them there.
I firmly believe that if someone is going to assist at births, they need to attend at...