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Category Archives: Antepartum

Four Year Doulaversary!

I have a confession.  I am not a blogger.  I do not have a journal.  I am not a writer.  I LOVE to read what others write and I LOVE LOVE LOVE to Doula and support individuals and families during their Childbearing year and be with others in real life.  But being online, trying to […]


Two Becomes Three or More!

When working with couples who are welcoming a new baby into their home, I am often contracted for full spectrum care.  This means support through pregnancy, labor and birth, and the first days, weeks, and months postpartum. During this time, I am honored to witness them grow or expand their parenting skills and new kind […]


Another Go ’round

July was FULL of clients giving birth, and a whirlwind of Antepartum, Labor, Birth, and Postpartum support.  My weeks have been so packed that I have sometimes been working 7 days a week, so much so that I was unable to post a blog last month.  To balance that out, I am on it today, […]


Cesareans & Doulas

Photo credit: Lorien Zahava Behrle April is Cesarean Birth and VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean) Awareness Month! Cesarean Birth is a topic that can be controversial among parents and professionals. Recently, an infographic released in a DONA International blog regarding how Doulas can decrease the risk of Cesarean Birth made some waves and has created some great […]


When you want to Prepare for “Natural Childbirth”

To celebrate the new year, I asked my local community to send me questions they might ask a Doula, so I could highlight them in my blog. These questions could be anything about pregnancy, labor, birth, postpartum healing and adjustment, or anything to do with becoming or practicing as a Doula. My focus is always on […]


Amanda Rose, Southern Oregon Doula

I am a Certified Doula, practicing in Southern Oregon. For the past decade, I have spent much of my time nurturing, educating, and supporting families, both professionally and at a grassroots level. I balance this out with time devoted to caring for myself and my family, raising four children with my partner and exploring the […]