Share this postStudent Spotlight- Lisa Johnston How long have you been a doula? I have been a BAI student for about a month now (03/2008), and I have learned so much in the short time I’ve been a student
Share this post Kathleen Wilson How long have you been a Birth Arts International Practitioner? I took the training over four years ago with Patricia couchDo you feel BAI offered you something that was unique? What was it? I had
Share this post Darlene MacAuley Darlene MacAuley is a birth advocate and birth doula trained through ALACE and Birth Arts International who is devoted to serving women and families throughout Central Texas. Her integrated approach to doula care allows her
These pictures from trainings we have held since 2001, just a small sampling.
As you can see, we laugh a lot!
We also work hard! We also post pictures on our Facebook page.
Share this post Movement During Labor When I was in labor, I could not sit still during contractions. I noticed that as I would move around and get into different positions, the pain from the contraction wouldn’t be as intense.
Share this postEating Healthy for Baby You are pregnant. Now what? Even before you go to the doctor for prenatal care, there are many important things that you can do to have a healthy happy pregnancy. Making sure you are
Share this postThe Pregnancy Ramble Natural vs. Medicated Birth: Do your Research- Dallas Robles As many of you know, I had a natural childbirth. I did not use medicine of any kind, did not have the epidural, wasn’t induced with Pitocin or any
Share this postCannabis during pregnancy A basic overview and personal opinion by Abigail Iovine Doula and Student Midwife www.lovebirthdoula.info Cannabis has been used for centuries in many cultures for medicinal and spiritual purposes. Cannabis was often a common ingredient in
Share this postIntroduction to Cradleboards By: Susan Dlutkowski In July of 2013 I attended a traditional arts gathering on Drummond Island in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. There, I heard Earl Otchingwanigan speak about “The Language and Culture of the Cradleboard”. I
Share this post“Birth Matters” Birth is one of the most amazing miracles of this world. It breathes air into life. Birth not only brings your baby into this world, it sets the tone for how you look at yourself as