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Posts made in August, 2014

Perception is Everything!

Posted by on Aug 17, 2014 in Blog Posts |

Perception is Everything!

Perception is Everything! Perception is everything. Perception drives your biology. Your perceptions are what cause you to make the choices and decisions you make, and they are also the source of physical, hormonal, energetic, and chemical reactions and changes in your body. What are your personal perceptions of pregnancy, your upcoming labor and birth, and your impending transition into motherhood? During labor, negative perceptions cause unfavorable physical consequences. The thoughts we...

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Doula or Birth Guardian?

Posted by on Aug 7, 2014 in Blog Posts |

Doula or Birth Guardian?

I have often thought that I am just not really enamoured of the name “doula”, for the service I provide. I am also not too crazy about being named after the top “servant in the household”, as doula is explained to describe. Yes, I do serve and support my clients, but I believe a doula’s role is so much more than either the terms “doula”, or “servant” represent. In my mission statement I have likened the role of a doula to that of the Native American Faitherkeeper. “In the Native American...

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