The AMAZING capabilities of the Labor and Delivery Hospital Bed

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Most families giving birth in a hospital will have the opportunity to go on a tour of their chosen hospital before going into labor. This gives your family the chance to learn where to park, what entrance you will come in, to familiarize yourself with the proper desk or office where you will […]

Five Things I Know About Meal Planning and Preparation

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Preparing meals in bulk before baby comes is a wonderful way to ensure that your 4th trimester will be one of relaxation, recovery and bonding. The last thing you want to think about while taking care of a newborn and possibly older siblings, is making dinner, or breakfast…..or lunch. Meal […]

Why hire an agency for your pregnancy, birth and postpartum needs?

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Pregnancy, birth and the postpartum period is one of the most transformative times in our lives. It can be hard to decide what path to take at any given moment. We thought we would help ease your load slightly by explaining why many families choose to hire a doula agency […]

I Wish I Would Have Hired a Doula

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I can’t tell you how many times we hear folks say AFTER they have given birth “I wish I would have hired a doula”. It breaks our hearts every single time. We felt this was such an important perspective to share. So when someone recently said these words to us, again, and […]

Parenting Is A Creative Process

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Parenting is the absolute most creative process I have endured in my lifetime. To parent joyfully, successfully, with balance and with love forces you to tap into every possible creative resource within yourself. There is no black and white with parenting. There are so many ways to approach any single […]

#Meditate on this

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In January 2016, there was an announcement that The US Preventative Task Force is recommending routine screening during pregnancy for depression. This is great news since 1 in 7 women will experience a perinatal mood or anxiety disorder. It’s important to ask questions about this and raise awareness so that women know there is help […]

Postpartum Doulas Are For Happy People Too!

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Let’s talk about the word POSTPARTUM. Postpartum is an adjective. It defines the period of time following childbirth. The word postpartum does NOT define anyone’s mood or well being. So a postpartum doula, supports families during their postpartum period, again, the period of time following childbirth. Now let’s talk about postpartum […]