Have you seen the tumblr This Is What A Doula Looks Like?
If you haven’t, go take a look right now. There are more than 200 doulas pictured there, from all over the world. It’s really a trip to see how diverse our field is, from conservatives to liberals, Christians to atheists, black, white, straight, gay [...]
In honor of Women’s History Month, I’m reopening the blog with a few thoughts about the history of care during pregnancy and birth.
My first thought was to write about the history of birth …
(yes, I went there. Pop star on a bear skin rug, yo. How could I not?)
… but that turned into a 10-year [...]
I just got the word today that I have gotten my birth doula certification from DONA International!
This means I’ve met the high standards for labor support set by DONA International! This means that Prairie Doula is now more awesome than before! It also means that I can stop worrying and overthinking my application!
I’m feeling very [...]
Your local birth and wellness service providers are teaming up to bring you Birth Matters: A Whole Life Event on Saturday, March 27th at The House Cafe in DeKalb.
From 11:00am to 3:00pm at 263 E. Lincoln Highway, Prairie Doula and other doulas, childbirth educators, massage therapists, yoga and fitness instructors, lactation consultants, acupuncturists and members [...]