So, you’ve been considering hiring a birth doula because you’ve heard how supportive and helpful they can be when you’re in labor, but what about your partner?
OMG, I’m Pregnant – What Now?
You’ve just found out you’re pregnant for the first time and absorbing that reality can be a lot to process. The moment you find out you’re pregnant your life changes overnight, so it’s natural to feel thrown by this momentous shift.
The Birth Room
It’s difficult to succinctly describe the experience of being a doula when people ask me what it’s like. When I get still and really think about it carefully before responding though, a few words do come to mind: Intense. Quiet. Magnificent. Overwhelming. Primal. Beautiful. Raw. Calm. There are so many...
The Birth Plan – So Important to Have, So Important to Let Go
After a recent birth I had to pose a question to myself: “Was this mother better off having a birth plan?” While I believe a birth plan is essential for expectant parents to create and provide to care providers in a hospital setting, there also has to be a willingness...