Over the course of the last year, the entire world has found itself pivoting and adapting to a place where nearly anything imaginable is available in virtual form. This is true for doulas and the support we offer as well. Many of us worked through a bit of a bumpy transition time as we navigated… Continue reading Benefits of Virtual Doula Support
Right about now, possibly even more so than in winters past, I've been benefiting from finding ways to recenter and find comfort. What better way to get cozy than with a nourishing cup of tea? So I decided to share with you my favorite pregnancy tea recipe that is actually beneficial for everyone, even outside of pregnancy. Enjoy!
Is a Childbirth Class Really Necessary? In short, the answer is no. Childbirth education is not a necessary component in the birthing process. But a childbirth class will help you and your partner or labor support better understand the birthing process. A comprehensive childbirth class will also provide you with information about the options you… Continue reading 3 Reasons to Take an Independent Childbirth Class
So, I'm not going to lie - until recently, I have never been a big podcast listener. Perhaps it's because I live in a busy household with small children where there is never a moment without someone talking... but I typically prefer to hear some music when I get the chance to utilize my earbuds.… Continue reading This Doula’s Favorite Birth & Pregnancy Podcasts
Preparing for birth and life with a newborn can be overwhelming. So many pregnancy books and so little time (just nine months!). Take a deep breath, your doula is here to help! As it turns out, reading ALL the pregnancy and childbirth books is something I love to do. Here's a short list of books… Continue reading A Doula’s Top 10 Pregnancy Reads