From Mama, to Doula, to Artist
I like to say that my first daughter made me a mother, which was about as earth shattering as it gets. My second daughter made me a doula and birth activist. And my third daughter made me an artist. They keep trying to make me patient, but sadly that hasn't happened yet ;)
I started making birth art mandalas during my third pregnancy as a way to process emotions, get familiar with my right brain, and prepare for my daughter's home birth. I shared them little by little and was surprised when they started being shared on blogs, facebook, the like. I decide to take it on head first and did commissions, worked with activists and writers, all trying to empower women to go for the birthing experience they want and deserve.
Honestly, the Etsy shop came about from my loathing of inventory and Etsy's ability to manage it for me. I like to be able to offer things within a range so everyone can own a piece of my art, no matter how big or small.
“You are the caretaker of the generations, you are the birth giver,” the Sun told the Woman. “You will be the carrier of this universe.” ~ Brule Sioux Creation Story
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Amy is a fine artist, henna artist, and birth doula living in Denver, CO with her amazing supportive husband Paul and six gorgeous kiddos. Through her personal birth experiences and supporting women and families she discovered her creative vision.
If you would like more information about the artist please visit her website at www.themandalajourney.com
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