My journey with birth began 7 years ago when the birth of my daughter didn't go as I had hoped or expected. I thought my physical and mental planning were enough, but now I realize that I was missing emotional and spiritual preparation along with the support of a wise birth team. Nothing had prepared me for the moment when all I needed to do was fully surrender and let go completely. Though I had a natural birth, my dream home-birth ended in a hospital. That experience changed my life forever, and motivated me to study and work as a doula and devote my life to helping women have more empowering birth experiences.
In Ancient Times...
Women were truly respected and honored for their amazing ability to give life. Childbirth was a ceremony to be celebrated, rather than feared.
Pregnancy and birth are thought of as medical events to be feared instead of a woman's greatest rite of passage. We have lost touch with our sacred ancient wisdom around this natural physiological event.
We Can Bring Sacredness
Back to Birth: Blissful Birthing
Now we can bring ancient wisdom and sacredness back into our birth experiences to have natural births while simultaneously feeling supported by medical technology, should we need it. Childbirth is an amazing experience that will change you for the rest of your life. It is your rite of a passage into motherhood. It has the potential to transform you and help you to recognize your deepest strength and power. And it has the potential to overwhelm you, in more ways than one.
It’s not enough to simply desire a different birth than offered by mainstream medical standards. You must have a strong support system, specific practices to prepare for birth and the willingness to look deeply inside yourself.
The two main reasons women do not experience the birth they ultimately want are lack of support and lack of information.
My Blissful Birth Doula Coaching services are designed to make sure that these elements are in place before you go into labor so that you can feel fully prepared to give you and your baby the gift of a sacred birth experience.
Learn to move beyond the fears and worries of your mind and re-connect with your ancient wisdom that already knows how to give birth! Receive loving support during one of the most precious times of your life as a woman. Welcome your baby into this world in a gentle and peaceful way while feeling strong, empowered and confident.
- help you clearly define your dream birth
- help you dive deeply into your subconscious to identify any underlying fears and worries
- help you release these fears through different exercises that resonate with you
- help you arrange your birth team and create a “birth plan” that reflects your desires, so you can present this to your care providers
- suggest specific practices for you to do continuously throughout pregnancy to have a more comfortable birth
- teach you ways to make birth pleasurable (yes, it is possible!)
- share with you my knowledge and wisdom of nutrition and how to eat so that you and your baby thrive
- suggest books, podcasts, videos and websites that may be helpful throughout your pregnancy
- clarify the different options for childbirth and explain the different interventions that may be offered to you during birth
- help you to get in touch with your “inner goddess” and learn how to listen to your intuition, one of your greatest partners throughout pregnancy, birth and motherhood
- explore meditations, birth art and other exercises that will deepen your relationship with your ancient knowing that is already present within your body
- introduce you to different ways you can deal with any pain that may be present during childbirth
- prepare you for your postpartum experience to make your first months of motherhood more comfortable and gentle for you and your baby
I have a gift for you