When I finally got to sleep sometime this morning, I had the worst dream ever! I was trying to make it to a birth, and I struggled to get home to even get a shower and a change of clothes, and then there were police surrounding my vehicle at home so I couldn’t leave the… Continue reading Doula Nightmares!
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These are the moments I love being a mom! I’m so proud of my silly little NJ. We played doula today. She chose upright positioning. She initiated breastfeeding, under a cover at first. But she quickly found she was happier nursing unhindered! Don’t forget to like me on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/notreblemotherhood/
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
This is a good time for partners to connect.
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