Sahra is her best friend’s wife and mama to four lively little boys. She owns Gentle Arrivals Doula Services, where she spends her spare time helping women welcome their babies into the world. She loves helping her family be healthy with nutritious food and holistic remedies, and exploring the beautiful world and learning from as many of its people as she can reach.
Name: Sahra Affleck
Occupation: Birth doula, energy practitioner, wife and mom to a great bunch of boys
Children: 4 (birth years: 2010, 2012, 2014, 2017)
Family: Husband: James, 4 sons: Joseph, David, Henry and Ephraim, Fish: Gil, Bubble and Rat Fig
Hobbies: Cuddling babies, exploring nature, making healthy food taste good, staying up past my bedtime keeping up with people I love all over the world
Currently Reading: Paths to Becoming a Midwife, by Jan Tritten, The Orphan Keeper, by Camron Wright
Fascinated By: Languages, cultures, people, places, insects, plants, galaxies, birth, and all of God’s creations. I spend the majority of my time being fascinated.
Food and Drink: All of it. Especially if it’s in season from a friendly, local, organic farmer. I’ll settle for some chocolate cake though.
From: Born in Maryland, raised in Colorado
Education: BA Linguistics with a minor in Spanish, Certified Emotion Code Practitioner, Certified Birth Doula, Student Midwife
Dream: To improve birth outcomes globally through education and a big dose of love
Current Favorite Quote: : “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” — Philippians 4:13