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

Postpartum Doulas – What Do They Do?

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When most growing families hear the words, postpartum doula, they often think of postpartum depression. Here are our “Top 3” fast facts about postpartum doula care and the benefits to your growing family. 1. Your postpartum doula is your personal … 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

International Bereaved Mothers Day

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  International Bereaved Mother’s Day was founded by CarlyMarie Dudly.  This year it takes place today, May 7, one week before traditional Mother’s Day. It is a day that we honor and remember any parent who has lost a child, … Read More

The Facebook Backup

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You might be wondering, what is “The Facebook Backup” I’ve sat on this post for almost a year. But a recent rise in posts in online doula communities searching for a Facebook backup has prompted me to open it back … Read More

Overcoming Stress in Labor

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For most women, birth is a powerful and intense experience. As a result, it is common for women to seek ways for overcoming stress in labor well before the big day arrives. As doulas, we believe that it is helpful … Read More

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

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