What exactly do postpartum doulas do? What’s so magical about them? What’s the difference between a doula and a nanny or a baby nurse?
Category Archives: Doulas
I thought I knew what a doula was until mine helped me fix my makeup.
What I mean when I say “unbiased”
It’s easy for doulas to say they provide unbiased support. Here’s exactly what it means to me.
“I wish I would have had a doula!” and other things I hear all the time
If I had a dollar for every time I heard “I wanted a doula but I didn’t have a midwife”, I’d have several dollars.
Pregnant in Halton Region: What Do I Do Now?
You took several, possibly dozens of tests. You’re pregnant! What now?
5 Things I Know About Supporting Clients with Epidurals (Guest Blog)
Professional doulas support all birth choices.
Ten Things You Don’t Have To Do If You’re Breastfeeding
So many philosophies, so much advice but you are the parent and you get to make your own choices about how you breastfeed.
The Best Doulas Have the Freshest Breath
On a mission to have the freshest breath in the room when you welcome your baby.
I Don’t Care About Your Birth Choices
I don’t care about your birth choices. For example, here are several things I don’t care about: Whether you’re cared for by an OB-GYN or a midwife Whether you’re planning a hospital birth or a homebirth Whether you intend to have a medicated or non-medicated birth Whether or not you prepare a birth plan When it comesContinue reading “I Don’t Care About Your Birth Choices”
*Those* Doula Statistics
Doula support is correlated with better birth outcomes, but not for the reasons you might think.