It was sometime in the wee hours of the morning that I sat in living room of the quiet house of my friend’s. There I was a young girl in my high teens rocking a newborn blissfully in the middle of the night. To me it was the biggest treat to have this privilege. For the new mama to bring me her snuggly infant after his feeding and let me take over the loving of this little life for a short time was precious. Now as a mama of 8 I can imagine the grateful sigh my friend probably breathed as she crept back between her sheets and gave way to much needed slumber. Little did I realize at the time I was actually acting as a postpartum doula….
Today I am over at the Cradled in Love Blog sharing about The Postpartum Doula. Join me over there!