You have a lot to think about while you are pregnant. I mean A LOT! You’re going through a lot of changes and if this is your first baby then it’s all new, scary and exciting at the same time. Someone mentions hiring a doula for your birth. You may have a few questions or […]

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June 29, 2016

Common concerns about hiring a doula.

Lots of women go into the hospital to have their baby without thinking that they will end up needing a cesarean section to birth their baby. In America, this happen a whopping 1/3 of the time. ┬áThe World Health Organization (WHO) recommends a 10-15% rate for c-sections. So why is the USA doing more than […]

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June 10, 2016

Reasons for a C-section, and what you can do about them.

I asked in some local mom groups for some questions they had regarding all things pregnancy/birth/baby/doula related. Here’s the questions I got asked, and the answers to them. Let me start off with the preface that doulas are not midwives. We are not medical professionals. We do not take your blood pressure, check your cervix […]

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June 8, 2016

Q&A with Doula Sarah

You walk into the hospital with a big belly and after some time out comes the most beautiful little thing covered in vernix and some other sticky things. While you are at the hospital you have help that can come to you with the push of a button. Is baby’s poop supposed to look this […]

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June 7, 2016

Home with baby, now what?

Q: When is the BEST time during pregnancy to find the doula that is right for you and hire her? A: Yesterday. Let me explain a little. There is no specified time frame that it is appropriate to hire a doula. Some women hire a doula before they are even pregnant! (yes, you can do […]

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June 6, 2016

When should I get a doula?