In celebration of World Wide Doula Week, we enjoyed a free screening of this beautiful film.
Lovely night. Terrific to meet a Dad who was genuinely interested and open to exploring of choices for childbirth with his beautiful wife and mother to be. Congratulations to you both and blessings for your journey into parenthood.
To my interested friend, mother of three who learnt that a Doula was actually a person, and can now pass the word.
The service that the women elders would have provided in the tribe; to hold the space of birth, as opposed to the medical model based on a timeline of a hospital environment, and "let's get it over with" event - as Sarah Buckley says we live in an era of labour by-pass.
To face the challenge of pain with confidence and resilience, and know that it will guide you to birthing in the best way possible. Seek wisdom from within.
Trust in birth as a vital process for transformation and initiation from maiden to confident mother.
Kinesiologist, Birth Attendant who believes that living in harmony with the earth lies in conscious thinking, and living that philosophy daily makes for a sacred life. Paying attention to your inner world is essential to nurturing oneself and is just as valid as exploring and striving to understand the outer world.