Tag Archives: birth center

I Massage Uteruses For a Living

13 Oct

 

Pictured from the birth of my daughter, the CNM does a newborn exam on Zoe, while the Birth Assistant stands by and charts.

I’m a doula, I assist with childbirth education classes and I’m also a birth assistant (BA).  I’ve gotten a lot of questions about what the difference is between a doula and a birth assistant.  So here’s an explanation of what I do as a BA, next time I’ll tell you what I do as a doula. Continue reading

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Birth With Photos

21 Jul

I had the pleasure of assisting a fabulous couple with their fist birth back in June. They sent me a few pictures to share with you. This strong mother labored like a pro.  Not only did she give birth early, but her entire labor and birth was about three hours. Lucky girl!  (This was also the day that I had two mommas give birth, so I was grateful for a short labor.) Continue reading

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