Cultivating the Doula Heart: Essentials of Compassionate Care

Francesca Lynn Arnoldy and Robert E. Gramling


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Part how-to guide, part hopeful manifesto, Cultivating the Doula Heart provides a clear framework for supporting those facing hardship, grief, and loss. Readers will feel empowered to move from sympathy to empathy to compassion. The doula heart can be readily infused into all work and into any relationship.

Succinct and straightforward, this "work of heart" covers: Components of Doula Care, Aspects of Loss, Ways of Being/Ways of Doing, Grief Support, and Contemplative Exercises.

Publisher: Contemplative Doula
Published: 09/23/2018
Pages: 100
Weight: 0.24lbs
Size: 8.00h x 5.00w x 0.21d
ISBN: 9781732780606

About the Author
Arnoldy, Francesca Lynn: - Francesca Lynn Arnoldy, Program Director of the University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine's End-of-Life Doula Professional Certificate Program and Hospice Volunteer Coordinator, is a fervent dreamer who refuses to lose hope in humanity. A birth worker since 2009, she shifted her gaze toward the other bookend of life to address the growing need for compassionate support. You can find Francesca contemplating birth, death, and life with the doula heart on her site:, Robert E.: - Holly and Bob Miller Chair in Family Medicine, University of Vermont