The Mindful Doula: Supporting Mamas One Breath at a Time

As a doula I always understood the mind-body connection during birth, and how the breath supports and helps a woman’s body with the contractions and the downward movement of the baby. As I started to explore mindfulness and it’s use in birth I noticed that this idea is not one that is well understood byContinue reading “The Mindful Doula: Supporting Mamas One Breath at a Time”

Connecting the “Impossible”

The word “depression” was never spoken in my family. Actually, depression was just another word for “lazy.” That being said, at the young age of twelve and around the same time I began menstruating I experienced my first symptoms of depression. My doctor told me it was because my hormones were trying to “regulate themselves”Continue reading “Connecting the “Impossible””