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Is it Magic?

Sometimes people think, that doulas and birth educators do some form of “magic”. Let me tell you why my birth prep course is not magic, but it’s anyway magical. I do not believe that there is one way that works for everybody. So no, I… Read More »Is it Magic?

What is coercing and how to navigate it

𝒯𝓇𝒾𝑔𝑔𝑒𝓇 𝓌𝒶𝓇𝓃𝒾𝓃𝑔: 𝒾𝒻 𝓎𝑜𝓊 𝓂𝒾𝑔𝒽𝓉 𝒻𝑒𝑒𝓁 𝓉𝓇𝒾𝑔𝑔𝑒𝓇𝑒𝒹 𝒷𝓎 𝓉𝒽𝑒 𝓉𝑜𝓅𝒾𝒸 𝑜𝒻 𝑜𝒷𝓈𝓉𝑒𝓉𝓇𝒾𝒸𝒶𝓁 𝓋𝒾𝑜𝓁𝑒𝓃𝒸𝑒 𝒶𝓃𝒹 𝒾𝓃𝒻𝒶𝓃𝓉 𝓁𝑜𝓈𝓈, 𝓅𝓁𝑒𝒶𝓈𝑒 𝒹𝑜 𝓃𝑜𝓉 𝓇𝑒𝒶𝒹 𝓉𝒽𝒾𝓈 𝓅𝑜𝓈𝓉 .𝗖𝗼𝗲𝗿𝗰𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗟𝗮𝗻𝗴𝘂𝗮𝗴𝗲 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝘁𝗵𝗲 „𝗗𝗲𝗮𝗱 𝗕𝗮𝗯𝘆 𝗖𝗮𝗿𝗱” Coercing is defined as “persuade (an unwilling person) to do something by using force or threats”… Read More »What is coercing and how to navigate it

Pushing Methods

תלחצי תלחצי תלחצי!!!!! 𝐏𝐮𝐬𝐡 𝐏𝐮𝐬𝐡 𝐏𝐮𝐬𝐡!!! Stronger, you are not pushing right, stronger, don’t breathe, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, ok. Well done, continue. In Israel, the majority of women are instructed how to push once they are fully dilated.… Read More »Pushing Methods

Birth Partners

What is a 𝐛𝐢𝐫𝐭𝐡 𝐩𝐚𝐫𝐭𝐧𝐞𝐫? Who should I choose? What does he/she do? A birth partner can be anyone who you, as an expecting mom, want to have by your side during birth: your partner, your parents, a sibling, a doula, your sister, or your… Read More »Birth Partners

Let’s Talk Epidurals

Epidurals are a pain relief method during birth. If you choose to have an epidural, an anesthesiologist will insert a needle and a catheter (a tiny tube) into the epidural space, just outside the membrane covering the spinal cord. The needle doesn’t stay inside and… Read More »Let’s Talk Epidurals