New Beginnings Doula Training

New Beginnings Doula Training
Courses for doulas and online childbirth education

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

New Artist

I've got a new photo up in the art gallery by Lori Nawyn.  Thanks for sharing.  

1 comment:

Cherylyn said...

My friend Heather gave me the link to your blog. I'm passionate about anything related to pregnancy, childbirth and babies and I have a blog about loving and supporting mamas and babies. I'm also training to be a doula. I'm expecting my 5th child and am excited to be on this incredible journey of learning, growing and supporting others in their birthing experiences. I'm excited to connect with other mothers who are passionate about birth.

Birth is a Journey: Does it have to be life changing?

  • One woman might have to climb on an overfilled boat, risking her life and nearly dying as she escapes over the ocean to come to this land. This experience could certainly be life altering. It may very well color the rest of her life, positively or negatively. (I overcame this amazing struggle and here I am triumphant! OR Holy crap, that was SO hard I don’t know if I can go on! By the way, neither response is “right”. No one would judge the woman with the 2nd response.)
  • One woman may buy an airplane ticket, sit on a comfortable 747 and fly to America with a nice smooth flight and landing. She is happy to be in America. Those welcoming her are glad she is here safe and sound. She may only travel by plane 2-4 times in her life, so it is pretty memorable. But the journey itself probably wouldn’t be life changing; it would simply be a journey.
  • One woman may learn to fly an ultra-light plane to lead a flock of geese into America teaching them to migrate. This experience could certainly be empowering and life altering.