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Why are we afraid to give birth?

“Why aren’t women being empowered and supported during their pregnancies so that they can get excited and look forward to their births?” I really find it sad when I speak to first time moms and they say things like: I Read more…


The start of the doula journey…

I have been thinking of becoming a doula a lot over the past two years. When I was pregnant with Zoe the thought crossed my mind on hiring a doula. But like you all know things did not work out Read more…


When birth does not go as planned

Right from the start I knew I wanted my birth to be as natural as possible. I educated myself. Worked at it. Saw a midwife. Already met up with a doula. I planned to own it. I read numerous articles Read more…


Traumatic births and Post Natal Depression

Perhaps let me start at the very beginning… Khloe’s birth was a c-section. I wanted a natural birth from the beginning and my OBGYN at that time convinced me that because she was a breach baby and she was “big” Read more…


RANT ALERT: What not to say to a c-section mom…

In my opinion delivering by C-section is just about as miserable as it gets. It sucks. BIG TIME. As if trying to care for newborn while not being able to move without searing pain isn’t bad enough, you have to Read more…