Dave's View

Dave's View

I understand attending a natural birth class and hiring a doula may sound silly to most guys, because it sounded silly to me at first.  I thought, what could she possibly do to make this birth go any better? 

After the birth, telling our story to other people, I am surprised when people ask me, “What is a doula?”  I tell them doula means angel.  

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Surrender

Surrender

I know we did everything possible, and this time I have no regrets and less disappointment. I've learned to surrender, and I've learned my strength. Before having children, I was modest and timid. I am now a strong, determined mother of two children, with a strong marriage, and I see the world differently, for the better.

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Two Different Experiences

Two Different Experiences

I remember very little exact detail, but what I do remember is René's voice in my ear, painting a visual of the beautiful sunset outside our window and telling me that I was a powerful birthing woman, exactly what I needed to hear to have the strength and confidence to keep going.

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