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5 Lessons learned from 10 Years of Doula Work

December 15, 2015

I can hardly believe that I am finishing my 10th year of doula work.  The years go by fast, but the recovery from a marathon birth is painstakingly slow.  I have learned a lot over these years and have put together 5 lessons.  1) The Backup Doula Relationship is Important We like to think that we will never need to call our backup doula...but, eventually you will.  I usually call in my backup or serve as a backup a couple of times a year.  Because of this real need, I have found 3 doulas to serve as backups for me.  They are doulas that I can completely count on.   When I select a doula for my backup I look for... Continue Reading →