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Posts Tagged "VBAC"

In Response to the recent NY Times article, “Doulas, a Growing Force in Maternity Culture, Seek Greater Acceptance”, by Anemona Hartocollis February 10,2015

Posted by on Feb 25, 2015 in Blog Posts |

In Response to the recent  NY Times article, “Doulas, a Growing Force in Maternity Culture, Seek Greater Acceptance”, by Anemona Hartocollis February 10,2015

The more I see this article posted, the more disappointed I feel. As a birth doula who has started and directed both hospital based, and private birth and postpartum doula programs, with 16 years of experience, over 900 births attended, and 20 some odd years as a massage therapist and holistic healthcare professional, I have to say this is not one of my favorite doula articles. I am not thrilled about hearing doulas compared with the doorman or Amazon prime. I am also not happy with the way...

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Regarding Future Assurances of a Successful Birth

Posted by on Apr 24, 2014 in Blog Posts |

Regarding Future Assurances of a Successful Birth

To insist on knowledge and assurance of a predictable, carefully planned and perfectly orchestrated future in order to feel safe, secure, and happy in the present, is to negate the very thing we desire. We have no such promise. The best we can do is to predict, guess at, or hope for a future that follows our best laid plans and dreams. The very nature of life is impermanence and change, unexpected things will always arise, and everything in life will evolve. Even that which we call “I” is not...

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