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What This Doula Wants You to Know

    Doulas are for everyone. At least, this one is. Doulas are not only for the earthy-crunchy, squat-in-a-field-by-the-river, no-medication-whatsoever Moms.  I believe everyone could benefit from some intensive support, no matter what your preference, plan, or non-plan is. After all, birth is a monumental, incredible, life-changing experience, whether you think of it that way or not. And who wouldn't want some degree of support while going through a monumental, life-changing experience?  But - believe it or not - some people [...]

By | 2017-02-03T03:22:15+00:00 February 3rd, 2017|Birthwork|0 Comments

"You're a Do-what?"

It seems like even with the current evolution of the birth world- with documentaries like "The Business of Being Born" and "Born in the USA" becoming quite well known, and more women choosing home births or seeking out birth centers, you hear more and more about "alternative" birth practices and birth-related terms. Home births, water births, unassisted births, midwives, doulas, placenta encapsulation, placenta smoothies....these are all terms that are now quite common. Well, at least you've probably heard the terms [...]

By | 2016-05-02T16:18:23+00:00 May 2nd, 2016|Birthwork|1 Comment