The resources available to help with breastfeeding success on Hill Air Force Base and Davis, Weber, Morgan, Box Elder, and Cache counties have just grown by about a dozen women.
It has been a crazy week so far. My training through Stillbirthday officially began Monday, and I’ve been working on getting through my chapter, ordering books for the reviews I need to write, and reaching out to find out what sort of resources Davis and Weber counties have for parents of angel babies. Just the… Continue reading Playing Catch Up
I believe very strongly that language effects our perception. One word can change the entire message. For instance, the example of inserting the word “only” into any part of the following sentence– “She said she loved him.” It changes the emphasis which changes our perception of what is happening. It fascinates me, this little language… Continue reading Why Birth Language Matters
I see so many other women and men that have a passion for birth work, and that’s a wonderful thing. I sometimes feel left out as I hear excited talk about “one day, when I’m in midwifery school” or “I think I’d like to transition to catching babies at some point“. This can only be… Continue reading Being a Doula Isn’t a Stepping Stone
This is a good time for partners to connect.
As you prepare for your little one’s arrival, you might want to consider registering for gifts and supplies for your new baby. It’s overwhelming! Target gives you a scanner and lets you wander the store, Walmart is done online, and then the stores that actually give you any of their specialized attention send you out… Continue reading Do I Really Need All This Stuff? Nursing Supplies
You can scour the Internet, wondering whether or not a doula is worth it if you’re planning a medicated birth. You might see something along the lines of: “I’ll support you even if…” or maybe, “I won’t change my support just because…”. You won’t get that here. I will support every birth, every mother, and… Continue reading Epidural and the Doula