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

What Clients Are Saying

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Doula Support During COVID-19 The ever-changing landscape that is a result of COVID-19 has left many families feeling fearful and unsupported. Here at Tucson Doulas, we remain committed to supporting growing families. Especially through the twists and turns that COVID19 … Read More

Giving Birth In Tucson – Changes Due to COVID-19

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UPDATE 5-1-2021: Your Tucson Doulas are attending births at all local hospitals except for Northwest Women’s Center. Northwest Women’s Center’s restrictive visitor policies do not allow for doula support outside of established and limited visiting hours. UPDATE 5/28/2020: Effective Immediately … Read More

A Doula’s Top 3 Products For A Better Nights Sleep

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Oh, the woes of pregnancy sleep. Let’s face it. While pregnancy can be a time of excitement and joy, it can also be a time of lack of sleep. As your baby grows, often your inability to catch a good night’s … Read More

The Other Birth Plan – Advanced Healthcare Directive

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As you prepare to give birth to your baby, it’s common to sit down and examine your options.  You may decide to put it in writing in what is known as a birth plan. But there is another type of … Read More

The Truth About Induction of Labor

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I want to take a minute and talk about induction of labor. The opinions on induction of labor are as varied as the people who feel free to offer them so readily. Many only what to share what amounts to … Read More

Placenta Encapsulation – Your kitchen or mine?

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When it comes to placenta encapsulation, many think that there is a special, lab-sterile space where the placenta is taken to be processed. You may envision an entirely stainless steel space. Perhaps a place like a restaurant kitchen. A place … Read More

What to Pack For Your Birth

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One of the most common topics we discuss with the families who hire us is what to pack for your birth. The decision about what to pack for your birth is a common focus as your due date approaches.  Not … Read More

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