Relaxation Ideas for Pregnancy and Birth

Relaxation Ideas for Pregnancy and Birth

This is a post in my series on owning your birth.  It is my strong belief that your birth experience profoundly impacts your early days with your new child. The way you feel while birthing your baby can inform how you feel about yourself as a person, mother, and...

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Be Informed and Know the facts!

Be Informed and Know the facts!

This is a post in my series on owning your birth.  It is my strong belief that your birth experience profoundly impacts your early days with your new child. The way you feel while birthing your baby can inform how you feel about yourself as a person, mother, and...

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A Story about Prenatal Yoga

A Story about Prenatal Yoga

This is a post in my series on owning your birth.  It is my strong belief that your birth experience profoundly impacts your early days with your new child. The way you feel while birthing your baby can inform how you feel about yourself as a person, mother, and...

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Free Postpartum Wellness Toolkit

Free Postpartum Wellness Toolkit

Have you planned for your first days with your new baby? Are you confident that you have a plan in place to help you recover from the hard work of giving birth while also bonding with your new baby and making sure normal day-to-day responsibilities are taken care of?...

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Choose your birth team wisely!

Choose your birth team wisely!

This is a post in my series on owning your birth.  It is my strong belief that your birth experience profoundly impacts your early days with your new child. The way you feel while birthing your baby can inform how you feel about yourself as a person, mother, and...

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What do I put in my pregnancy journal?

What do I put in my pregnancy journal?

This is a post in my series on owning your birth.  It is my strong belief that your birth experience profoundly impacts your early days with your new child.  The way you feel while birthing your baby can inform how you feel about yourself as a person, mother, and...

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Interview providers for your best birth experience

Interview providers for your best birth experience

This is a post in my series on owning your birth.  It is my strong belief that your birth experience profoundly impacts your early days with your new child.  The way you feel while birthing your baby can inform how you feel about yourself as a person, mother, and...

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Build your stellar birth team

Build your stellar birth team

"You have trusted your body throughout this entire labor, just keep doing that." "You are doing this. You are so close. Picture our baby in your arms. He will be in your arms so soon." These words, the first from my doula, and the second from my husband, got me...

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To Love and Trust: A labor doula’s role

To Love and Trust: A labor doula’s role

This is an essay I wrote as part of my labor doula certification program with Doula Trainings International. I am often asked what a doula does. Most often, the question comes from friends and family who are genuinely interested in this profession that they know so...

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