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December 18, 2018

         Birth has been a natural phenomenon for longer than humans have existed; as have complications resulting in maternal and neonatal loss.

Photo by Patricia Prudente on Unsplash

       Humans have developed a remarkable amou...

November 26, 2018

When I tell people that I am a Childbirth Educator, a common response is- "Oh, the classes with the breathing exercises?"

Even though breathing is one of the many topics covered in class, I feel like its importance is often overlooked. In essence, it activates your para...

May 4, 2018

Choosing ''the right'' Doula can be exciting, nerve wracking, or even scary. Birth, for most people, is a rare, special and sacred time. When you are inviting someone into your Birth space in order to support you, I think we can all agree that it is important to feel a...

April 20, 2018

How we are treated immediately after we are born can have life long affects. More and more people are starting to see evidence that immediate skin to skin contact between newborns and their mothers (when infants are healthy and at term) has a huge impact on the babys d...

February 27, 2018

Most people know that the postpartum period will be a time of major adjustments, of falling in love with your baby, of sleepless nights and newborn cries and a wide range of emotions. You may imagine being swarmed by family and friends who want to help you, or you may...

January 14, 2018

Pregnancy can be beautiful, trans-formative, exciting, intense, challenging, and uncomfortable all at once. So many changes occurring in the body can cause many different areas to be under stress and call for your attention, whether it is having to get up to go to the...

December 29, 2017

Although a certain amount of fear of childbirth is perfectly normal, there is a lot of fear around childbirth in our society. I am writing this article in the hopes that you will challenge yourself and ask yourself important questions regarding what your fears are...

November 17, 2017

The short answer is; there is nothing I could do with my life that could make me happier! If I am not staying up all night, empowering and supporting people who are about to meet their babies, in hours, minutes, seconds; I don't feel fulfilled, and that is the truth. N...

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