Nearly anyone who may be interested in becoming a doula can do so, no special pre-requisites are required. If you have a passion for birth and want to help improve the birth scene in your area you should consider becoming a certified doula. You will need to take a specific training, read a certain number […]

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May 28, 2017

How to become a doula.

Sarah is preparing to go to nursing school and some of her pre-requisites required that she write certain types of essays. As you can imagine, most of the essays were birth related if it fit the criteria for the essay. This last essay due is a persuasive essay. So of course Sarah had to write […]

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May 4, 2017

Why every woman should have a doula.

As our doulas are preparing to support families during the most joyous occasion of bringing their baby into the world, they are also preparing to comfort a family through the most difficult time of losing their baby – in any trimester. Trinity Doula Services never charges a family for bereavement services. But our doulas still […]

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April 4, 2017

Mind your own uterus t-shirt campaign.

April is Cesarean Awareness Month and Sarah shared a picture of her cesarean scar and wrote the following. “I’m about to be very open and transparent so hang on. This is my cesarean scar. It brought my second child into the world. It was not life or death. It was because she was breech. I […]

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April 2, 2017

Cesarean Awareness Month

You may remember me from a blog about postpartum depression that was posted a while back. In that blog, I laid bare my experience of the previous weeks. I was raw, open and honest about what it is really like to struggle with postpartum depression. By the end of the blog, you may have thought […]

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March 24, 2017

The fight against PPD rages on…

It finally happened. I was at Walmart with my 2 year old and my 7 week old. It was cold, I had a car full of groceries and both kids were tired and hungry and screaming. I get everyone settled into the car and buckle myself in, thankful for 30 minutes of time in which […]

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February 16, 2017

One mom’s struggle with Postpartum Depression & Anxiety

Since welcoming Candice to the TDS team, our service area has grown quite a bit! TDS attends births at all hospitals in the following areas. Centralia, IL. Carbondale, IL. Marion, IL. Mt. Vernon, IL. Breese, IL. Olney, IL. Effingham, IL. Belleville, IL. Shiloh, IL Greenville, IL. Evansville, IN Newburg, IN Paducah, KY We also attend […]

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January 26, 2017

Expanded service area!

We like to help moms build their support network, have a safe place to vent to or to ask questions. Doula Sarah admins several of these groups on facebook! If you’d like to join any of them, just click the links below and you’ll be approved and able to connect with other local moms in […]

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January 18, 2017

Facebook groups for moms!

2016 has been an amazing year for Trinity Doula Services. We’ve supported so many families! It goes beyond just birth as well, several moms come to our breastfeeding group, lactation support sessions and ICAN meetings. We’ve made friends and connections to help serve our clients with the best available resources our area has to offer! […]

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December 31, 2016

2016 in review..

Just in time for Christmas! Trinity Doula Services gladly offers a way for friends and family members to help give you the gift of support for your upcoming birth, placenta encapsulation, lactation support, or postpartum services. Gift certificates can be purchased in any amount. They can buy enough to be able to completely cover the […]

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December 3, 2016

Gift Certificates!