We show up with our particular gifts and are ready to share and give to the family according to their needs. We are present for what unfolds. We listen to them and do what they want and need.
If you feel called to attend families through the dying of their loved one, I hope you will explore this idea as we can sometimes get wrapped up in the enormity of it all.
May we all start at the beginning and may we all stay with the humility of that first step. We are there to provide presence first and foremost, everything else is gravy.
I want to encourage those of you who know you are end of life doulas, but have not claimed it yet, to step in the shoes and begin walking in them.
The mystery of it all, life and death, lies all around us; but as the midwife above states, it is not in the showing up.
4-part End-of-Life Doula Series
explains this new role in detail
Holistic minded people and practitioners now
have a way to combine your skills and talents with your desire to accompany the dying and their families. It is with the new role of Certified CareDoula®, an End-of-Life Doula Specialty.
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