What is a doula? DOULA : from the ancient greek “A woman who serves”.
DOULA : a woman experienced in childbirth who provides advice, information, emotional support, and physical comfort to a mother before, during, and just after childbirth. Today we use the word doula to refer to a person educated and experienced in supporting women in childbirth and parenting. Many doulas offer prenatal classes and breast feeding support. Some doulas specialize in postpartum care, and other
Dearest Aunt Flow: I’d like to take this opportunity to welcome you back into my life, and to thank you from the bottom of my heart for giving me so much time without having to worry about you. Almost 2 years!!! That’s gotta be some kind of record, I’m sure. Okay maybe it’s not, and maybe there’s a ton of other women who have gone longer than that without you in their lives while breastfeeding. But for me, with my own history of pregnancies and breastfeeding journeys, this is