Postpartum Doula, Newborn Night Nanny and Baby Nurse

What kind of postpartum care will you need after the birth of your newborn? Have you thought about what your life will look after the birth of your newborn? Do you think having some kind of postpartum support will help you transition into parenting? Here, you will hopefully be able to determine what kind of…

Stop Momma, Stop

My youngest son started his Sophomore year of high school a few weeks ago. I was a sophomore when I met his dad. My oldest son is 20, the same age we were when we became pregnant with him. Just to put some context to it so you know where I am coming from. This…

6 Ways Doulas Can Encourage Dads

Dads sometimes have a hard time coming to terms with the fact that their baby’s are not born doing high fives and fist bumps. Lets face it, newborns are no fun, (to most). It’s ok dads! We got you covered. Encourage dads to do skin to skin. Of course skin to skin is important for…

Wednesday’s Wisdom

Here we go….. I have just added a bit of pressure to myself by calling this blog “Wednesday’s Wisdom”. Meaning, there should be some type of wisdom shared every Wednesday until the end of time. Or until I have run out of things to say, which if you know me, will never happen. Sometimes I…

Giving Birth to What Matters

Often times we hear all that matters is “healthy mom, healthy baby” . Yes, this matters. It is the heart of the matter. But just as the heart needs many different “parts” to work in order to function properly, labor and birth need many different things to work in order to get a “healthy mom,…