Jo Anne Lindberg - President & Founder, BirthLink If we are all co-creators then what kind of world are we creating? I have a dream. First, do no harm. How does what we think, say or do benefit others? How does what we choose to think, say … [Read more...] about I Have a Dream
(guidelines from their web site DONA.org.) Hire a doula that is the best match. Every birthing family should have a birth doula. It is well worth the effort and is a learning experience with great value. Step 1: Locate a short list of doulas. … [Read more...] about DONA – How to hire a doula.
1) Birth is so painful only a few people can get through it without pain medications. In fact just the opposite is true. Most women can manage the pain of childbirth. Only a few find it unbearable when they have continuous labor support. 2) … [Read more...] about Myths of Childbirth
From January 1, 2006 BirthLink Newsletter Take care of yourself first. Please be careful about burnout! We all take on a great deal! parenthood, jobs, households, partners, birth activism, and community service. What are you doing for self care? … [Read more...] about Self Love and Self Care
Part Two Two weeks later the assistant director for Healing Services fell and broke her hip. Bingo! I stepped into half of her job. I was responsible for receiving clients into the reception room, laundry and supplies. I had to learn to use a very … [Read more...] about Peace for Our Planet