I had my very first TRAIN FOR BIRTH workshop this month! I had 3 expecting mommas with their support person close by. We did 2.5 hours of education, movement, labor position, birthing positions, mental birth zone training, stretching and question answering. These mommas TRAINED!! They are all have the GOAL of an all natural birth
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TRAIN: If someone trains you to do something, they teach you the skills that you need in order to do it. If you train to do something, you learn the skills that you need in order to do it. -Collins Dictionary To prepare someone or be prepared for a job, activity or sport by learning
I am 43 years old with 2 adult children, 20 and 18. This past weekend I was asked by another woman if I was expecting. I lowered my head, rubbed by belly, giggled softly and said “no ma’am that is my 18 year postpartum belly.” The photo attached to this article is my current physique.
TRAIN: If someone trains you to do something, they teach you the skills that you need in order to do it. If you train to do something, you learn the skills that you need in order to do it. -Collins Dictionary To prepare someone or be prepared for a job, activity or sport by learning skills
Photo Credit: RendonPhoto My doula the volleyball player has turned into doula the soccer player all in the same season. Last year the high school soccer coach attended one of my daughter’s volleyball games. The next day he stopped her in the hallway at school and asked her to come be his goalie. He wanted
My daughter just finished her 5th club volleyball season. From January to July we have a pretty intense schedule with practices, tournaments every other weekend and travel. We spend hours upon hours and miles upon miles in the car, in the gym and on a plane. By the end of the season we are worn
6 out of my 8 Doula clients in 2016, birthed their babies nothing but natural. Each birthing mom found her birth zone to achieve her desired natural birth. As her Doula, I helped her get into her birth zone and helped her maintain it to bring her baby to her arms. Watching her find her
Love when my Doula clients inspire me to write a blog to educate other mommas! I was called in at the wee hours of the night to her home birth. Her birthing environment was very peacefully and quiet. She was so comfortable in the comfort of her own home and labored wherever she desired.
Unaware of my birth options, I used an OB to birth both my babies in a hospital. Being a certified birth Doula for the last 3 years; I am more educated about all the different birth options in Texas. If I only knew then what I know now, I would have chosen different birth options for
Watching a woman have a baby on TV these days can give false ideas about what birth actually can be. How does TV portray birth? Water breaks, woman starts screaming, frantically she is taken to the hospital, commercial break and then she’s holding her baby. So far NONE of my Doula clients have had a