Birth Video: Hospital Birth Options for Comfort, Movement, and Pushing

This video, Everyday Miracles: A Celebration of Birth, shows several families giving birth at the hospital and remaining active throughout. They use movement for comfort and to help labor progress. You also see a few different positions for giving birth.

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What I've learned from 30+ births

What I've learned from 30+ births

Some doulas gain experience very quickly, routinely booking 2-4 (or more!) clients each month. I've attended births as a doula much more slowly than that. In the past 4 years of doula-ing, I've averaged about 8 births a year, slowly but surely learning more and more about pregnancy, birth and labor support techniques. 

Since attending births here in Tulsa since February, I've realized that I've integrated some really important lessons that I couldn't have learned from reading about labor support - I had to really learn them by watching over 30 clients labor and give birth to their babies.

I hope that some of this information can be useful to other doulas, families preparing for the birth of their baby, and anyone providing labor support.

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