Doula Support Prioritizes Personal Birth Preferences

Doula Support Prioritizes Personal Birth Preferences

Have you ever wondered if you need to find a doula that has the same birth preferences that you do? One that would make the same decisions as you would, for example? Birth is a deeply personal experience, and it’s only natural for individuals to carry their own preferences and experiences into the birthing room.

How Doulas Manage Conflict During Birth

How Doulas Manage Conflict During Birth

The labor and birth process can be intense and emotionally charged, and conflicts may arise between expectant parents and the medical care team. In these moments, doulas often emerge as unsung heroes, skillfully navigating the delicate balance between the desires of the birthing person and the medical necessities. Let’s delve into the crucial role that doulas play to manage conflicts during labor and birth, fostering an environment of understanding and empowerment.

I’m Not Fat, Can I Still Hire a Size Inclusive Doula?

I’m Not Fat, Can I Still Hire a Size Inclusive Doula?

Hey there, lovely viewers! Welcome to my very first vlog. This topic felt too important to me to not share with you face-to-face! Today, we’re going to answer the question we get from folks – “I’m not fat, can I still work with you?” The answer is a resounding yes! And it’s a yes with a lot of other pieces too, so let’s dive into today’s topic, why folks of all sizes can and should work with a size-inclusive doula. Let’s talk about the birth support we offer here at Big Fat Pregnancy. So, grab a comfy seat, maybe a cup of tea, and let’s get started!

Certified Doula vs. Uncertified Doula: Debunking the Myths

Certified Doula vs. Uncertified Doula: Debunking the Myths

When it comes to pregnancy and childbirth, many expectant parents turn to doulas for support during this transformative journey. Doulas, with their unwavering dedication and physical and emotional support, can make a significant difference in a birthing experience. However, there’s a common misconception that certification is the ultimate gold standard in the world of doulas, like many other fields. In this blog, we’ll delve into the differences between a certified doula and one who is not certified and explore why certification might not be the be-all and end-all when choosing a doula.