A Doula’s Spooky Halloween Dream

  Mummies and 🦇Batties soon to-be, Wishing you the happiest of Halloweens 🎃 Little pumpkin growing in the patch Mysterious monster wants to latch   Don’t be spooked 😱 by all that’s a brew Your doula is here, she knows what to do A pinch of support, a scoop of education Stirred all together, no…

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Sex Post Baby: How to get Mama in the Mood

So you had a baby and now have the all clear for postpartum sex. But does the thought of sex post baby  make you cringe because you are tired AF? Are you afraid to take your new body for a spin around the block? Or maybe you’ve had kids for a while now and you…

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Mocktails & Toast – Pregnancy Survival Hacks for Summer

Summer isn’t quite over. If you’re expecting, you may feel like the cooler temps couldn’t arrive any sooner for your pregnancy survival.  If you’re looking for ways to survive the rest of this summer and the resulting low energy, here is my list of hacks which most definetly include moctails (faux-coctails) and toast. Read more…

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Comfort Tips for Pumping and Breastfeeding, From a Doula

Recently,  I was working with a mom who told me I had to write this blog for other postpartum mothers because my suggestions helped her when she was trying to figure out the art of pumping.  She practically begged me to write this for you, because my comfort tips for breastfeeding and pumping have been so…

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Pregnancy Loss Facts and Why I Became A Bereavement Doula – Part 1

Pregnancy Loss Why I Became A Bereavement Doula

**Trigger warning**  The topics of stillbirth, pregnancy loss, bereavement doula, and miscarriage are discussed in this post. Please read cautiously or don’t read this post at all if these topics are a trigger for you.  This post has been written and shared with permission.** Over the last two decades, I’ve attended many baby deliveries. In…

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Holiday Survival Guide in Ten Manageable Steps

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  Holidays can range from an enthusiastic yay to a hard nay, depending mainly on who your family is and how you get along. For many, the holidays are super exciting. But others actually dread this time of year. Our lives are filled with stress and sometimes a lot of pain. Family can sometimes exacerbate…

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Do You Need A Doula For The Second Baby?

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We’ve heard all the ways and seen all the memes describing how the second kid gets screwed. The first kid got a scrapbook with all the trimmings. While the second’s images have never been removed from the cloud (if the photos were ever taken in the first place!) He or she had a perfectly decorated…

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Planning The Fourth Trimester – Your Babymoon

Planning For Forth Trimester

Many of my clients are preparing for the births of their new babies. Parents spend months and months anticipating and planning for childbirth, and while doing so is important, it’s easy to forget to prepare for your “babymoon” – the time when baby actually gets here. Postpartum – or as I like to call it “The…

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15 Steps To Becoming The Perfect Mom

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Whether you have been a mom for one day or forty years I would bet my first born you can relate to the pressure of wanting to be the perfect mom.  If you have spent any portion of your parenting career feeling mommy guilt then this post is for you.  My daughter is grown and…

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