My Doula Was Brandi Morales of Barefoot Birth : Part 1 | Tampa Bay Doula

"I'm so glad I had Brandi as my doula. I had a successful HBAC (Home Birth After Cesarean) at 41+6. I had been in prodromal labor for about two weeks, talking to her almost everyday supporting me and reassuring me what was going on was exactly what was supposed to be happening. Always checking up on me. The day I went into labor I had no idea, I was almost ready to give up and she came over because she felt I needed her. And she was so right! 3 hours later she helped catch my baby in the water! She held my hand through every contraction. I remember saying "I don't want to do this, I can't" and every time she would tell me "You're already doing it. You're doing so great!"  She was such great support to my whole family. It's been 5 weeks and my 3.5 year old still talks about her. It was such a great familiar experience. If you're lucky enough to have her, you will love her!" -Tabatha Ruiz-Bernal

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