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Sarah’s calming words, encouragement and reassurance gave me the strength to endure my labour. When our baby girl finally arrived, healthy and safe, words could not express how thankful and grateful we were to have Sarah by our side. I truly feel that having Sarah at our birth contributed to my positive and short labour. I didn’t think I could have my first baby at home, naturally, and I did it!

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I knew of Lifetime of Love doulas through their community work, and after discussing with my husband, decided it would be a good idea to hire them on for support in the weeks following my sons birth.

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Some may view doula support services as a luxury or optional “add-on”, but for us it was an absolute necessity to help ensure that this life altering experience was not fear based, but rather full of confidence, excitement and trust.

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It was so amazing to be able to give birth exactly the way I always planned and that is all because of your classes! I’ve recommended to everyone I know. Thank you again for your part in making our birth the best it could be!

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As we were planning for the birth of our first child, we knew we had friends and family that we could count on, but I wanted someone experienced in the field with unbiased trustworthy information. My friend who had Sarah as her doula recommended her to me.

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As I prepared for the birth of my first and my husband’s third child, I primarily followed my gut. I planned for a home water birth and wanted a small and mighty team to cheer me on.

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We had planned a home birth and as these things go…it didn’t go as planned. After 24 hours of labour, trying everything the midwives and doulas suggested we did end up in the hospital for a cesarean section delivery. I was terrified but as the main roll for my doulas, they stayed and provided invaluable emotional, educational and physical support.

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Doulas are an invaluable resource, and if you are lucky to have a doula as part of your birth story, Carol Anne & Sarah are the best ones around.

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My husband and I took their HypnoBirthing and Breastfeeding Basics classes. We learned so much while also having a lot of laughs! I found it so amazing to learn about how my body and baby work together in labour, and this helped me gain confidence in the process. My goal became to have a peaceful, natural birth.

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I knew nothing about home births, doulas or midwifery until a dismissive doctor influenced me to discover this world of healthy, happy birthing in my third month of pregnancy. I decided on a home birth, immediately registered for the Lifetime of Love HypnoBirthing® classes with my husband (private, in home, where no question was too stupid) and had a joy ride the rest of the pregnancy.

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