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Navigating Labor as the Partner

Posted on: June 8, 2020 | Babies, birth, Body, Doulas, education, Famillies, Fatherhood, Information, Labor, Motherhood, Parenting, Postpartum Doulas, Relationships

Can you believe it? She carried a watermelon! Nine months have come since the word “pregnant” appeared on a test held in front of your face. 40 weeks of experiencing a whirlwind of hormones, growth, cravings, congratulations, and classes together. All for this very moment…SHE’S IN LABOR!!! Let’s rewind a bit. The final weeks leading up to this moment brought many “is it time moments”, am I right? Looking back, . . .

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What to Expect When She’s Expecting

Posted on: June 1, 2020 | birth, Body, Children, education, Famillies, Fatherhood, Information, Love, Motherhood, Parenting, Relationships

Congratulations, You’re going to have a baby! So now what?! Well, sit down and buckle up, because it’s going to be a ride. From hormonal changes to physical changes, week by week your beautiful partner will metamorphosis before your eyes. Here’s some things on what to expect when she’s expecting. What to Expect–First Trimester During the first trimester, your expecting lady will experience the hormonal changes of stress, mood shifts, . . .

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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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The Golden Hour

Posted on: January 20, 2020 | Babies, birth, Body, Information, Motherhood, Postpartum Doulas, Relationships

You’ve pushed the last push, and baby has emerged into the world. You’re sweaty, exhausted, and overjoyed to be over the hump of labor. You feel your crying babe placed on your chest. And as if you two are the only ones in the room, you gaze into each other’s eyes. Lost in a pool of Oxytocin and synchronization. The seconds continue on. The minutes pass by. A towel has . . .

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Childbirth Education

Posted on: January 6, 2020 | birth, Birth Work, Body, classes, education, Famillies, Information

Taking a childbirth education class is an important, yet often looked over step in “preparing for baby” checklists. Whether one is expecting to welcome their first child, or looking to do birth a little different with their 4th, 6th, 10th child, an extensive class in childbirth education will equip parents with tools that can help educate and empower one in their birthing experience. Let’s discuss what to look for in . . .

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