Through family education and attending to the needs of the parents, infant/s and older children, and by offering quality referral information, I can ease and enhance the postpartum experience. I believe every family can benefit from the support and encouragement offered by a trained doula during the 4th trimester.
"Keeping things natural and simple" has been my mantra for many years, and birth is no exception. I believe in letting the mother and baby, who have been successfully working together for months, with no medical concerns, continue their surreal, symbiotic relationship until the grand finale of birth. Mother Nature is wise.
I believe that every mother has the inner wisdom to make the best choices for herself and her baby in pregnancy, birth and parenting. Many times support is the missing ingredient for a new mother. I am passionate about offering non-judgemental, customized support to you in the early days, so you may discover the mom you want to be. Whether it's one baby or multiples, put your mind at ease knowing you will have help to learn about yourself with your baby/ies.
The childbearing phase, when you become a parent for the first time, is one of the most dynamic periods of life. Change is everywhere - in your body, in your psyche, in your sense of identity, in your relationship to your partner, your parents and your work; in your understanding of the meaning of life. It's a time of great imbalance and extraordinary intensity; one that you will vividly remember for the rest of your life! Regardless of your educational, career and personal accomplishments, becoming a parent for many, is a peak life experience. Doula help increases the joy of this peak experience, and reduces any tribulation that also may be felt...