A Doula’s Journey
IN THIS CAPTIVATING chronicle of a doula, Sarah Goldstein reminisces about being on call to serve women before, during and after labor. There are no breaks or time off in this profession, especially while having attended over 1500 births! It is a memoir that both the novice and the informed will be unable to put down.
Often torn between her life’s calling, and her family, Sarah is further challenged by being in a ‘sandwich generation’. She is raising six children while caring for her degenerating Alzheimer’s mother. Yet with family support at the most trying of times, she experiences both the trials and triumphs of facilitating mothers in bringing their newborns into the world.
Read a review of the book from VOICES Magazine
A wonderful collection of real-life birth stories and practical advice from a certified and experienced labor assistant. Sensitive and insightful, and often funny, these true-life stories illustrate how faith in G-d and the support of our family and friends can turn challenging moments into positive, memorable experiences.
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Brimming with sensitivity, insight, and humor this new book gives us more fascinating true-life birth stories and is a celebration of the miracle that is birth. Join Chana on her memorable horse-and-buggy ride on an unpaved mountain road on her way to the hospital. Share women’s fascinating experiences of their home births. Rejoice with women who give birth after years of waiting. Cheer for those, after years surgical births, have finally given birth naturally. Medical information, tips, and the latest research findings on a host of vital topics also included.