My 2015 Recap! It's Been an Amazing Year!
This year has truly been amazing! I am a bit of a Renaissance woman and always have many projects going at once. I am a Bradley Method Childbirth Educator, Birth Doula, and I design and create meditation and relaxation jewelry, such as, malas and breathing beads. This year I attended three births and am waiting on a baby #4 to decide to arrive which may end up being the first baby of 2016! (yep, she will be!) Two of the births were at Harrison Medical Center and the third
Will a Doula Replace My Partner? 8 Ways a Doula Supports You and Your Partner.
Many moms who are researching and looking into hiring a doula have the question "Will a doula replace my partner?" The short answer, absolutely not! Your partner is the person you have chosen to share this incredible milestone with. It is a huge deal to bring a tiny human into the world and those that are present are there to honor and support the mother and they are chosen carefully. A doula knows that this is a time of powerful bonding between mom, dad, and baby. Your
How will you remember your birth?
This whole pregnancy and birth ride mamas are on can be empowering and enjoyable. When mothers are honored, respected, listened to, helped, her birth can create amazing memories regardless if the birth turned out how she hoped or not. Things come up. The unexpected happens. Birth and life are similar in that regard. Who we surround ourselves with and how we choose to react to the situation greatly impacts whether or not the memeories created are positive or negative an