You’ll hear us talk a lot about self-care as doulas. That’s because it’s SUPER important for parents. Whether you’re having your first child or your fifth, managing stress and all that comes with the parenting journey needs to be a priority.
After 20+ years of working with doulas in the Toronto area, we share 5 things to look for when building your support team.
We regularly check in with our team of amazing doulas here at Discover Birth to learn more about their lives inside and outside of birthwork. There are nearly 30 doulas on our team! You can meet all of them by clicking here.
Our team at Discover Birth is always growing! We’re on a mission to find the most amazing doulas across the GTA to help serve you and your family. Each month we share a bit about our doulas and what makes them so unique.
More often than not pregnant people & birthers find themselves questioning the benefits of exercise during pregnancy. Is it safe? What’s recommended? What will help transition your ever changing body smoothly?
What is a birth checklist? When working with clients we always recommend having a checklist for the day of birth. It’s going to be an exciting and emotional time, so having things planned ahead of time can make the whole process run smoother. Whether you’re having a...
By: Susanne Rau Many years ago, our ancestors were used to holding onto their parents’ fur to not only be carried to wherever they were going but to be carried to safety from predators or dangerous situations. It was about survival and thus babies were really good at...
Each week we’re sharing more information about our wonderful team of doulas. They are what make Discover Birth what it is. Our group of nearly 30 doulas are highly trained, emotionally intelligent, and passionate about what they do.
How does our job impact the way we face our struggles and obstacles? How are we helping shape our mental health and capacity to bounce back? These are some questions I ask myself as a birth and postpartum doula.