dare alla luce: Italian verb:(transitive) To give birth to.

In Italian, the literal translation of “to give birth”— “Dare alla luce”— is: “to give to the light”. A beautiful, mellifluous phrase to describe the beauty and wonder of childbirth.

 I’m Katharine Deeb and I’m a DONA trained birth doula in L.A. I am the mother of two sons, and I delivered both naturally thanks to the help of amazing caregivers. I chose to become a birth doula based on my love of babies and women and the miracle of the birthing process.

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