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Birth is In Your BODY

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There are so¬†many classes and books about birth today. But women fixate on the techniques or the set information about when they are due, how to time contractions, methods of induction, etc. They worry about if they will poop on the birth bed or in the pool, whether they will “loose it” in labor or […]

Preparation Equals a Reduction in Fee= Rewards Package

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I became a doula because I was drawn to helping women at birth. It is my calling. I did this work while being able to be home with my children and at times by working other flexible jobs. I never relied on the income from it to be my families’ sole source of income. I […]

Get the News Out on BOLD

Spring Tour Dates

Karen Brody is the leader of the BOLD Method for Birth movement. She is a playwright and an inspirational cheerleader for the yoga nidra movement to help save people from a lack of rest. She is also my mentor. I had been teaching the Birthing from Within method for childbirth for over a dozen years. […]

Gentle Birth Locations

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Often I get phone calls and emails from women looking for the “out of the box” type birth experience. The box is going to the hospital for birth classes where you will be taught how to be a good patient. Then going to the hospital when the care provider decides you are ready to give […]

When a Doula Says No

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Lately on many private doula pages I am on, there have been doulas discussing watching their clients being abused and what the role of a doula is when that happens. And it is a difficult situation. We can not give medical advice nor be disrespectful to a care provider, but when we see abuse and […]

Love and Gratitude for Charlotte and Teresa!

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“I just wanted to convey my gratitude towards Teresa¬†and Charlotte. The services provided by Labor of Love extends beyond a gentle birth. I believe having Charlotte present during my long labor and birth made a world of difference. The Birth Circle classes and Charlotte gave me the tools I needed to make informed decisions. As […]