You sit with a doula across from you. It’s your first meeting, and you already can tell that you love her. You ask, “So tell me how long have you been a doula?” She responds, “I took my first training February of 2015!” “Wow almost 3 years ago! How many births have you been to?” You […]
Why should you take a class about birth? Who wants to know about the gooing messy ickiness of birth? You just show up, have your baby and go home. Somewhere between going in and going home your water breaks, you poop, you cry, you laugh, the doctor says “push!” and that’s about it. What more […]
“Sending love and light.” A phrase we use to show that we love and care about what you are experiencing. But what if there is no light to be seen? What if you are so deep in the trenches of sorrow and sadness that the darkness devours everything around you? Like a plague the darkness […]
You love him, he loves you, but sometimes after a tough day he just can’t understand your struggle.
Because Cesareans make for an incredible birth story.
What exactly do you miss out on if you decide you don’t want the support of a doula?
You hear your baby crying, but find them peaceful or happy. What is this called, why is it happening, and how do you get it to stop?
Forget the struggles and celebrate the triumphs.
My job as a doula and owner of Southern Pacific Doulas here in San Diego, is a heart based business. It’s so clear for me, that to be a great doula your heart must be in the right place. My job and passion is to be empathetic and make a genuine connection with people. The […]
You sit laptop in hand ready to surf the web and discover everything you need to know to have the best birth experience. Your hand finds your belly, where new life is beginning to grow. You imagine 10 tiny fingers, 10 tiny toes, but who’s nose will this baby get? You find yourself reading the […]