April is the Cesarean Awareness Month. As a natural birth supporter, c-section mom and as well mom of 2 wonderful VBAC babies, it is very important for me to vehiculate the right message. Cesarean section is a very important, life saving tecnique we are grateful for. Thanks to modern surgery, aesthetic damages and recovery are far better than before. Yet it is a primary abdominal surgery with considerable side effects, on both physical and emotional level. There are tons of a
What do you do? You are a dou... What?
I love the look that paople gives me when I answer that question! I am a Doula. What IS a Doula? Doula, from the Greek δούλα, doúla, “servant-woman”. A Doula offers non medical support during labor, birth and postpartum. This includes physical assistance (natural pain management, massage, posture), emotional support to the birthing family and acting as an advocate for the birthing mom. A Doula can help during post partum in many ways, f