When I bought my TENS unit and began using it at births it became apparent to me how useful it was. Not only does it help provide relief and comfort, but I can still use all my other tools in addition to it. Since buying it every one of my clients has asked to try it and my they have LOVED IT!Read More
I mean, that could happen at this stage right? As, I waited for my co-teacher to come back and relieve me for break it kept happening. Either I lost complete bladder control and needed to start wearing adult diapers or my water just broke.Read More
...or an induction?
...or an epidural?
...or an episiotomy?"
The short answer is no. These things, may happen doula or not. But we will support you through all of them.
We can't make medical decisions for our clients. That is between them and their care provider. We can discuss how they feel about them and give information if they ask for it. Ultimately it is up to our clients to make the right decision for them and their family and it is up to us to support them.
I trust my clients. I trust that they know what is best for them and if they need to discuss their options with me they will.Read More
I see it all the time. Parents bringing so much with them to the hospital or birth center it looks like they are moving in. The non-laboring parent is running back and forth to the car getting everything they could possibly need.Read More