No, the conversation around death and End of Life options is important. By preparing and getting comfortable with the conversation of death builds a strong foundation and readiness for when you are faced with death. Preparing so the family is not left with wondering what your wishes are is the greatest gift you can leave them.
You have an increased sense of control, a better understanding of signs and symptoms, ease of depression, and suffering. We offer respite to family members who may need a break. We are available for household help, running errands, transportation to medical appointments, and serve as an advocate when needed. Doulas can help turn an experience filled with fear and anxiety into one that is peaceful and sacred.