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

Desert Blossom Women’s Care – Tucson’s New Midwifery Practice

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Tucson’s Newest Midwifery Practice: Desert Blossom Women’s Care Guest Blog by Tricia Nast CNM Our goal as midwives is to offer personalized, respectful, evidence-based care to each woman we serve. Generally speaking, people usually assume that midwives are only for … 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

How did I get here?

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Someone recently asked me why I became a doula.  Why did I choose this profession? Why would I choose to get called out at 3am? Leaving my warm bed in the middle of the night. To be gone for an … 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

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