I’ll take any opportunity to talk about my work as a doula. I love educating people about a doula’s role in birth whether they are expecting parents, medical professionals, or random strangers. Lately though, I find myself debunking myths more than anything. There are a plethora of misconceptions about our work and it’s important to me to clear those up for people. These myths are harmful because they can stop a family from seeking the care they need based on erroneous information. This top 3 list is based on those I address most often.Read More
While I love answering questions ( I can sit and talk all day long about being a doula), I wanted to put this FAQ list together so that you don’t have to wait for me to reply to your email or DM. However, feel free at anytime to reach out to me. Just know…if it’s a good day (and most are) you might get trapped in my DoulaJOY!
Q: Do you replace my husband/partner/family member?
A: First of all- I could never! Second of all- no because they have work to do! All jokes aside, I also support your support team as they support you. I will teach them some techniques for assisting you during your birth. This is a team/village effort. All hands on deck!Read More