Tuesday, October 14, 2014

3 Secrets to a Successful Birth

If I could share with you just 3 secrets that would help you have a successful birth, would you want to know what they are? Of course you would! You're not going to want to miss these labor tips.

Monday, October 13, 2014

Is a Doula like a Midwife?

People ask me all the time, "So, is a doula like a midwife?" The answer is yes and no.

Doulas are LIKE midwives in the sense we both support women in labor and attend births. But there are also some very big differences.

Hands and Knees Position for Advancing Labor

One of the fanciest tricks a doula has in her doula bag, is her knowledge of how different labor positions can help to ease the pain of labor and also advance the process. It's important to keep moving in labor and change positions often for a several reasons:

Thursday, October 9, 2014

How Biases Affect Your Decisions in Birth

Knowing what you want out of childbirth can be harder than some would imagine. Many mothers just want their birth experience to be good and not bad, but they don't necessarily know what that looks like. I dig deep in The Birth Experience trainings to help parents discover

Friday, October 3, 2014

{my moment}

A moment captured from the week that captured my heart.
A Friday ritual inspired by Soulemama.


I love witnessing the relationship between my baby, Alec, and his stepdaddy, my husband Marc. It's a mutual love. Alec has someone to teach him to fight, wrestle, play sports, and in turn, Marc has someone to teach and love. Blending families ain't all that bad after all!

If you're inspired to do the same, leave a link to your moment in your comment.

Happy Weekend, Lovies!
 

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