What does a Doula *actually* do for me?”

What is a doula? “You’re a what?? Is that like a midwife?” That is the number one response when I tell someone what I do for a living. And no, a doula is not quite like a midwife! A doula is someone who is trained and experienced in childbirth, but does not perform medical tasks. […]

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Protected: Finn’s Birth Story

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Essential Oil Safety Research Guide

Click to purchase the Essential Oil Research Guide by Rebecca Block (pdf version – you will be emailed with the document within 24 hours, not counting weekends) If you are wanting legal copies of this document for your client use, please contact me! Eventually I’d like to get this on Amazon’s publishing service but I […]

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Postpartum Meal Idea: Chicken Alfredo, etc.

You know that guy who wrote “The Five Love Languages”? Clearly Mr. Chapman forgot one of them. Food. Is it love or is it an art? I haven’t decided…perhaps it’s both! I love to cook and pray over the recipients while I do it. For their healing, for encouragement to their souls, for the new […]

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Post partum doula care – Why it matters more than you think

When you are a tired, cranky, bleeding, hormonal, hot milk factory taking care of a tiny helpless human, things get difficult. You have trouble remembering what you’ve read about baby care in those fat books and websites with judgy mom-forums. (Is my baby going to die or get cancer because I used that store-bought lotion […]

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Why Doulas don’t replace Dads – and why we don’t want to

A mother bounces gently on a birth ball, taking deep breaths….in through her nose, out through her mouth. As the intensity builds, she begins to furrow her brow as the tension in her body increases. (“Relax your forehead,” whispers her doula as she gives counterpressure on her lower back, trying not to disturb her with […]

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Charlene May - January 13, 2017 - 1:38 pm

I am so proud of you and the important job you do and provide for your clients. Your pictures and your words are amazing and touch me every time I open up your site.

Love,
Mom