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-Home Placenta Encapsulation Services – Tucson, AZ

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Your Tucson Doulas are proud to offer the only certified in-home placenta encapsulation and tincture service in southern, Arizona. Why encapsulate your placenta? The choice to encapsulate the placenta is growing in both popularity and demand. At Tucson Doulas, our placenta services … Read More

5 Common Doula Myths Debunked

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If you know what a doula is, you’ve likely heard some of the common myths about what a doula is and what a doula does. Even though doulas may have different training and experience, there are a few doula basics … Read More

Pregnancy and Birth Affirmations for You

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Affirmation – something declared to be true. Affirmations are often used to develop and enhance the mind/body connections.  Pregnancy and birth affirmations are used to help the individual connect their beliefs to the physical process. For some, affirmations may focus … 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

Placenta Encapsulation FAQ

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What we do as professional placenta specialists isn’t that unbelievable. But for the person who has never explored or researched the idea of placenta encapsulation, it can seem pretty confusing, overwhelming, and even a bit scary. Let’s be honest, the … Read More

Placenta encapsulation is risky!

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Experienced placenta specialist, Kyleen Sherwood, discusses the risks of placenta encapsulation.   Are you considering encapsulating your placenta to help with your postpartum transition?  If you are – Do so with careful consideration! So why on earth would I – … Read More

Tucson’s First Natural Birth & Baby Fest

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We are so excited for the upcoming Natural Birth and Baby Fest.  This is the first year for such an event, and Tucson Doulas is proud to be involved.  If you are local, be sure to come out on Saturday, … Read More

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