Need A Sherpa? Get A Doula

Many, many people that I know (even friends who I’ve known since loooooong before becoming a doula) still think doulas catch babies. This is not true. I’ve said it before and I would be flabbergasted if I never said it again: we don’t provide medical...

You’re Not Justin Bieber, So Why Say Sorry?

So maybe you ARE Justin Bieber. (In which case, hi JB. Sometimes I dance to your songs in my underpants. Thanks for reading my blog; I hope you learn something useful.) But you’re probably not the Biebs and chances are you say sorry a lot when you really mean...

Labour: Save the Drama For Your Mama

Let’s face it, the culture we live in doesn’t portray birth very accurately. Movies, TV, and other media tell us that birth is a medical condition that happens FAST, is scary, consists solely of pushing and is loud. That disheartens me because media is the...