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Dads & Doulas

Did you know that doulas AREN’T just there for the birthing person? Doulas are there to help the entire family transition from pregnancy to birth, and from birth to life with a newborn. While dads don’t experience the physical toll mothers do during birth, they are in for the same emotional roller coaster, (usually while… Continue reading Dads & Doulas

A Bit About Babywearing…

In recent years, babywearing has become popular again, thanks to carrier companies making more ergonomic (and cute!) baby carriers. Many people think it’s a new trend, but prior to the 1900’s, babywearing was, by far, the norm. Drawings have depicted women wearing their babies on their backs, as much as 50,000 years ago! But, why?… Continue reading A Bit About Babywearing…

What To Do While Waiting For Baby To Come

If you're reading this, congratulations! You have most likely already braved morning sickness, round ligament pain, and that yucky sugary drink, which probably wasn't as bad as everyone said it would be. Now you're probably stuck with lower back pain, constant (or should I say, even MORE constant) trips to the bathroom, pressure, and constant… Continue reading What To Do While Waiting For Baby To Come

How To Choose The Best Pediatrician For Your Baby

Looking back to my own pregnancies, one of the tasks I found most daunting, especially the first time, was trying to find the right pediatrician for a baby I hadn't even yet met. In fact, with my first pregnancy, I put it off until I was already in early labor, because I was so scared… Continue reading How To Choose The Best Pediatrician For Your Baby

A Doula For Every Birth

The other day, a mother told me, "I'd love to have a doula, but I have to have a c-section, so I doubt anyone would work with me, anyways." My. Heart. Broke. We've probably all seen the ignorant meme that says, "If you had a a-section you aren't a real mom." And everyone shared it… Continue reading A Doula For Every Birth