Tag: birth doula

West Virginia Doula

I thought I’d write a post about what it’s like to be a Doula in West Virginia, rural WV.  Including my work as a student midwife attending homebirths as well, since the experience isn’t all that different. Today, for example, I’m sitting at my… Continue Reading “West Virginia Doula”

A New Path

“The Midwives Model of Care includes: monitoring the physical, psychological and social well-being of the mother throughout the childbearing cycle. providing the mother with individualized education, counseling, and prenatal care, continuous hands-on assistance during labor and delivery, and postpartum support.” (from the Midwives Alliance… Continue Reading “A New Path”

Why do I doula?

Someone asked me why I did this. Did I love babies? Did I just love people? The honest answer is neither. What I love is birth. When I gave birth to my son, I felt like I was let in on the best kept… Continue Reading “Why do I doula?”