Think Happy Thoughts…

Hello all! On this less than sunny winter day, I wanted to brighten your day with some inspirational quotes about birth and doulas! Enjoy and share our blog with others!

If a doula were a drug, it would be unethical not to use it. John H. Kennell, MD

Attending births is like growing roses. Gloria Lemay
There is power that comes to women when they give birth. They don’t ask for it, it simply invades them. Accumulates like clouds on the horizon and passes through, carrying the child with it. Sheryl Feldman

When you have come to the edge of all the light you know and are about to step off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing that one of two things will happen: there will be something solid to stand on or you will be taught how to fly. Patrick Overter

Birth is the sudden opening of a window, through which you look out upon a stupendous prospect. For what has happened? A miracle. You have exchanged nothing for the possibility of everything. William MacNeile Dixon

Birth is not only about making babies. Birth is about making mothers ~ strong, competent, capable mothers who trust themselves and know their inner strength. Barbara Katz Rothman

Birthing is the most profound inititation to spirituality a woman can have.
Robin Lim

If we are to heal the planet, we must begin by healing birthing. Agnes Sallet Von Tannenberg