If we're lucky, we get to attend the magic of a birth. It might be just a couple of them and they're most likely our own kids. But if you're a doula, you attend hundreds of births. Each situation is completely different, each family is completely different. Doula Mollee Franklin stopped by to share how this reality affects the expectations she puts on life in general. How these experiences have framed the way she looks at the world.
Mollee is a special person who has dedicated herself to helping families by giving them the best experience possible: a really special birth. In this episode she shares how she became a doula, what it is, what she's learned, and how it's affected her own life.
Mentioned in this episode
- The history of Doula's
- Placental encapsulation
- Doulas, Who Usher in New Life, Find Mission in Support for the Dying
- C-Section Rate is Double what the World Health Organization Recommends
- Don’t Wash That Baby! Why Many Believe Newborn Baths Should Be Postponed
- As Home Births Grow in U.S., a New Study Examines the Risks