Author: Margaretha Tosi

Failure to Progress
19Mar

Failure to Progress

Failure To Progress   What your doula wants you to know about the bullshit around this famously used phrase when a mother is told she is not progressing during labor.   Failure to progress is a phrase used when a laboring woman isn’t progressing ‘according to protocol’ and this puts a lot of pressure on […]

What your Doula wants you to know about pregnancy and birth
18Mar

What your Doula wants you to know about pregnancy and birth

What your doula wants you to know about pregnancy and birth .   Pregnancy is a huge rite of passage and transformational journey. It invites you to slow down your pace. To breathe deeply and to connect.  Annoying? Yes! Because we have difficulty adapting to this new called thing pregnancy. Besides the mindfuck of ‘I’m […]

There Is No Such Thing as Holding Your Baby Too Much
26Feb

There Is No Such Thing as Holding Your Baby Too Much

What your doula wants you to know We’ve all had that annoying relative or friend who complains that we’re holding our baby too much. Warning us that we’re spoiling them, and that our babies most probably will still be in our beds by the age of 18.  Well, I fiercely disagree with such ‘advice’. What these […]