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ICAN article about postpartum doula support after a C-Section birth

Here’s a short but sweet article about the support a postpartum doula can provide after a C-Section birth. It can be hard to fathom in advance how typical baby needs on top of recovering from major abdominal surgery requires a different level of support. 25 more words

Doula Care

Great Doula Questions

I found this great article suggesting alternative questions to ask a doula when interviewing her. I like how the author describes why the typical questions don’t lead to useful information and why alternative questions will get you more useful information. 64 more words

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Physiological Needs

Everyone has physiological needs. We need to breath, eat, drink, and get adequate rest if we want to function properly in our day to day lives. 539 more words

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Supporting a Mom Who is Having a Planned C-Section

Recently I had the opportunity to support a gal who was having a planned c-section.  At first, I wondered what I would do to support her so we just let the support evolve as the pregnancy progressed. 349 more words

We have been busy!

We have been busy new doulas over the summer!  Not only are we doing our reading, writing and collecting of data, we have been attending births in order to get to our certification. 479 more words

Babies

A New Calling {And Effortless Joy}

I’ve been hinting that something big is coming. Some new revelation that breathes of life change and new direction and…freedom.

It’s not that I didn’t love teaching. 487 more words

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