Baby’s Birthing Position

Recently as a birth Doula I have noticed that the baby’s position is not ideal for birth, such as transverse (lying sideways in uterus), breech (babys bottom is down) or being posterior (baby facing forward).  This isn’t the case for all babies, but it...

The Placentas Have Been Freed!!!

Birth Doulas in the past have had the problem of helping our clients take their placenta home for placenta encapsulation.  2015 legislative session passed HB 1670 making the placenta able to go home with the birthing mother from the hospital.  This bill takes full...

“Can I Get An Amen?”

I have met this young, vibrate mother of 5, yes mother of 5, all naturally birthed I might add, through volleyball.  Our 14 year old daughters play on the same volleyball club team this year.  Since she has experienced natural birth 5 time,s we talk birth, Doula and...

Cross Trained

I have really enjoyed being a Doula so far!!!  I have been trained by DONA and wanted to further my Doula education and techniques.  I just recently trained with Birth Boot Camp Doulas (BBCD) and became certified!!! I feel like I am overall more educated in different...

For Baby’s Sake

The last couple of weeks I have attended a local breastfeeding support group, For Baby’s Sake, http://www.forbabiessake.com with 3 other birth Doulas.  Wow! I could have really used a support group like this when my little ones were breastfeeding.  They have 2...

Aromatherapy Certification

Over the last year, I have really taken an interest in the use of essential oils for my family.  What I was lacking was the education.  I was introduced to the course Aromatherapy for Pregnancy, Birth and Postpartum via another Doula.  I signed up for the online class...