Advocate

This is a word that gets bandied around a lot in the birth world. I’m constantly reading in both social media and mainstream media about how ‘doula’s advocate for women’ or ‘doula’s empower women’. But this is not how I work.  I can’t give you power, your power lies within. Let me explain. Imagine you’re …

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I am not the doula for you …

Oooooohhhhhh! Think about half the people reading this just left and I haven’t even started yet. It’s a bold statement I know but I really want you to think about why you want a doula.  Doula’s are not a modern pregnancy ‘necessity’. They’re not something to tick off your ‘I’m expecting a baby list’ along …

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The ripple effect

Why am I a doula? The simplest answer is I was supported for the birth of my second child and this had an incredible impact on how I gave birth and how I felt about how I gave birth. I wanted other women to have this experience. However, there’s more to it than that. How …

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