In Life and Birth: The only way out is through.

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I hear myself say this a lot to clients during labor and birth.  Especially during pushing. “The only way out is through.” Through the sensation, through the pressure, the fear and yes, through the pain.  There is almost always a … Read More

Fear and Birth

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I came across a quote this morning that has had me ruminating about using it for a blog post all day. Fear and its impact on birth is a fascinating topic to me.  As a doula, I’ve seen fear hinder … Read More

I get knocked down, but I’ll get up again

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As a doula and placenta specialist, I have worked with growing families in Tucson for the past 6 years, and I’ve served hundreds of amazing people. This work is deeply rewarding and it has been not only a profession, but … Read More

Metamorphosis

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Metamorphosis: any complete change in appearance, character, circumstances, etc.   The other day I was at a coffee shop for an interview with a prospective client. I had arrived a bit early. I took a quick look around and didn’t … Read More

Burger King Birth

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There are a few statements that I often hear that have been bouncing around in my head today. “Buy the hospital ticket, and you buy the hospital ride.” “You can’t go to McDonald’s and order a steak. “You can’t plan … Read More

Tucson Doulas

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We are so excited to announce that Tucson’s most experienced doulas, Angela Horn and Kyleen Sherwood, have joined forces to create southern Arizona’s premier maternity services agency!  Together they have more than 20 years of experience here in Tucson, and … Read More

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