An Intro to Discussing Birth

One of the goals of my practice with Natural Embrace Doula Care is to promote a safe and welcoming birth community. One way that I try to achieve these goals is by recognizing how I and others discuss various birth topics. Language and intention are so easily mixed up in the midst of a passionate conversation. But are the conversations always just that: passionate? Is there even a difference between being passionate about a topic and just arguing the conversation to death so it will end? I am a doula; naturally it is part of my job to advocate for the rights of mothers and their babies during birth. However, there is a fine line between advocating for what one believes in and blaming others for a non-perfect system. Continue reading