Doulas are an investment. As with any investment, it’s good to know what you are paying for. What do you get when you hire a doula?
Have you heard phrases like, “my doctor is letting me” or “I had to do xyz”? How we speak, how we interpret, how we view birth matters. It truly makes a difference for people around us and for future generations.
Connect with An Amazing Doula or Educator Today! Childbirth Educators Doulas BBC Directory About What is a childbirth educator? Absolutely anyone can be a childbirth educator! Your birth educator might be a registered nurse or a former high school English teacher, they might be a stay-at-home-parent working a side hustle, and they might be a […]
The road is long, the journey is challenging, the reward, unparalleled.
So you have discovered that your initial choice of care provider(s) isn’t right for you. Don’t sweat it! I’ve been there too.
As a birth doula and chiropractor myself, my husband and I still took Jennifer Valencia’s Birth Boot Camp and completely understood all interventions and devised our plan A (home birth), our plan B (hospital transfer for support) and our plan C (cesarean) if needed.
I’m Jen, doula trainer and childbirth educator. I am passionate about leading couples in preparing as a team for their birth, understanding their options, and feeling confident in the birthing process.
Before I was even pregnant with my third baby I imagined my perfect birth. There wasn’t a lot of detail, I would labor at home and stay at home. I desired a long early labor phase with manageable contractions and a baby born shortly before dinner time. And then, after the baby was born, we would enjoy dinner at our own family dinner table, in the comfort of our home.