by Doula Jacquie Munro. During a client’s first pregnancy, I’m continually trying to think of the best way to help her prepare for this life-changing event. Over the months, we certainly talk on the phone about her physical changes. But her emotional changes, her expectations, values and priorities are of even greater importance. Often, a woman’s inner wisdom is at odds with the societal standard, and my job is to help strengthen her confidence.