Postpartum Doula Training

I am organizing a DONA Postpartum Doula Training workshop here in Lethbridge.  It's happening May 29th-June1st. When I had my third baby I was in need of a postpartum doula.  I posted on a local baby group forum searching for a pp doula and the reply I got was, "What's a postpartum doula?".  Now, the [...]

By | 2017-02-27T00:01:42+00:00 March 25th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What’s in my Doula Bag?

Well, I'm pretty sure every doula has a few tricks in her doula bag, so I thought I'd share a few of the treasures I stock in my bag.  Heat bag with straps Click heat packs, smaller for more local pain relief Birth Ball Emergen-C - for me, for Dad, for mama, for whoever needs [...]

By | 2017-02-27T00:01:53+00:00 March 23rd, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is a Birth Doula?

Taken from the DONA website: The word "doula" comes from the ancient Greek meaning "a woman who serves" and is now used to refer to a trained and experienced professional who provides continuous physical, emotional and informational support to the mother before, during and just after birth; or who provides emotional and practical support during [...]

By | 2017-02-27T00:02:10+00:00 March 22nd, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments