Archive for June, 2010

This past weekend, I served as wedding coordinator for my sister-in-law’s wedding.  It was my first time performing this role, but it went well! Almost flawless, in fact.  I realized there are many similarities between being a wedding coordinator and being a doula: As a wedding coordinator, I was the gatekeeper.  It was my job […]

Breastfeeding is one of the many unique abilities women possess (like childbirth!) that often gets classified as something women have to get through, instead of something joyful that they should look forward to! I know it’s one of the aspects of motherhood I’m looking forward to. A photographer and mother in Utah has started capturing […]

Speaking of childbirth education…  The Feminist Breeder is hosting a childbirth educator from each of the following programs:  Lamaze, Bradley, Hypnobabies, and CAPPA on her radio show tomorrow at 11 PM eastern time.  It will be available as a podcast afterwards, so check it out!  Click here to listen or for more info.

Doulas should be available to all mothers, even when they don’t think they can afford one.  There are many knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and trained doulas who would be willing to support you during your birthing time for free!  Check out this link for a list of volunteer doulas, mainly in Florida.  If you know of anyone needing […]