Remembering My Homebirth to Cesarean

Posted on: May 2, 2020 | birth, Birth Work, Body, Community, Labor, Love, Motherhood, Relationships

In a couple months, it will be my daughter’s second birthday. Her birthday is a joyous day in our family, she is the only grandchild and great grandchild on both maternal and paternal sides, and this year we plan to travel for her birthday to a beach that we visited 2 weeks after she was born. This day also looms as a multitude of emotions flood my mind and heart. . . .

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Virtual Doula Support

Posted on: April 25, 2020 | Babies, birth, Birth Work, Community, Doulas, education, Famillies, Labor, Labor Doulas, Parenting, Postpartum Doulas

Birth and Babies. Two things that can almost instantly put a smile on a face the moment the words are said. Unfortunately, with the heightened anxiety of the world due to Coronavirus disease, women who were once anticipating and celebrating the arrival of their Spring babies, are now frightened. The idea of delivering in a hospital, exposed to the risks of Covid-19 and possibly delivering alone, is nauseating. Yet the . . .

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The Covid-19 Quarantine

Posted on: April 17, 2020 | Activity, Famillies, Fatherhood, Friendship, Information, Love, Motherhood, Parenting, Relationships, Safety

Covid-19. Coronavirus. Quarantine. Stay-at-home. Isolation. No school. Toilet paper shortage. Hand sanitizer shortage. Mandatory business closures. A dark strip. Layoffs. Limited support. Etc. Etc. Etc. The past 4 weeks have been a whirlwind of emotions. March 18th changed the face of Las Vegas as we knew it. Lights on the world famous Strip went dark. Award-winning shows stopped. Concerts cancelled. Casinos locked their doors. We began to get a sense . . .

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Happy World Doula Week 2020!

Posted on: March 23, 2020 | Birth Work, Business, Doulas, Famillies, Motherhood, Parenting, Relationships

World Doula Week was conceived in 2011 by Ruti Karni Horowitz. In collaboration with doulas and doula organizations around the world, WDW is celebrated every year from March 22-March 28th. To coincide with the Spring Equinox, which brings representation of fertility. World Doula Week celebrates the passion, profession, and roles of doulas and the support they provide to families: prenatally, during childbirth, and in the postpartum period.    A whole week . . .

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Routines, Gifts In Disguise!

Posted on: January 27, 2020 | Babies, birth, Children, education, Famillies, Fatherhood, Feeding, Information, Motherhood, Parenting, sleep

Routines. It’s not a bad word I promise! In fact, quite the opposite. A routine can be a saving grace in the day in the life of a new mother. In an already whirlwind realm of the unknown, having a routine (note: not schedule!) allows one to face the day head on with confidence. What’s the difference between a routine and a schedule? So glad you asked! By definition, a . . .

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