Waiting for Baby

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Those final weeks of pregnancy are often so hard.  It’s such an exciting and often uncomfortable time!  During this time it’s normal to experience Braxton-Hicks contractions. Or pre-labor or early labor like bouts of contractions that can lead to frustration … Read More

Breast Is Best

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We see the slogan everywhere we look, breast is best but is it really? At its core, the Breast is Best campaign is a shotgun approach at public health. A one size fits all approach to infant health. An approach … Read More

When Making An Evidence Based Decision Is Not the Right Decision

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The phrase “evidence-based” gets thrown around a lot by birth professionals. There’s no doubt about that. In recent months, there has been a lot of buzz in the birth community about evidence-based decisionmaking. The conversation centers around the results of the ARRIVE … Read More

Insurance Codes for Doulas

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Medical billing is a very complex arena. Whole departments are dedicated to it for many medical providers. For many years doulas have made the mistaken assumption that there is a CPT code that applies to doulas. Sources citing this code … Read More

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