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Comfort Measures

Simple Comfort Measures A wet towel is a simple comfort measure that has been helpful in many births that I have attended. Hormone surges alone are enough to cause hot flashes, let alone all the hard work a laboring mama is doing. The combination can make women very...

Instead of Getting a Flu Shot…

It’s already in the news, “flu season starts early; expectations are that it’s going to be bad.” So many practical things can be done to help prevent the spread of the flu. First and foremost, people who are sick need to stay home. If it is necessary for them to go...

Healthy Living Expo

Interested in a Lamaze class? Wondering if you should connect with a doula for labor support and postpartum help?   This Saturday, September 8, I'll be at Earth Fare on Pelham Road for the Natural Awakenings Healthy Living Expo. Stop  by and meet me in person - I'll...

Lisa Loney

My husband Bryan and I were looking for a doula to assist us in the birth of our second daughter.  I put a status update on facebook, asking for good doula recommendations in the Greenville area and within 1 minute, a local friend responded, "Susan Breisch!!!" Let me...

Induction gone right

I was blessed this week. I was privileged to be included in the birth team at Spartanburg Regional Hospital welcoming Baby JP into the world. When I received THE phone call Monday afternoon, I knew that it was pretty much a “given” that this baby would arrive via a...

Susan Ratcliff

Susan was kind enough to help me through the birth of my daughter Sophie 4 years' ago. She was amazing, she spent a long time talking to me and my husband about what kind of birth experience we wanted for our child and together we formulated a birth plan. My main...

Kim Wooten Balderson

We were able to use Susan's post-birth services. Susan was a lifesaver for us. We had our precious little girl "late in life" and as a consequence, we were clueless! Susan clued us in, gave us wonderful suggestions on scheduling and dealing with a colicky baby, and...

Erin Ippolito Christoforetti

Susan was a god-send for us. We had just moved to South Carolina from Washington, DC four weeks before I was due with baby #2 and I ended up with an emergency C-section. I was floored! I didn't know anyone and somehow the stars aligned and brought me Susan. She was...

Kelley W. Phillips

Susan came highly recommended to our twin family from another twin mom. She was extremely professional and caring for our infant sons. She was also a source of encouragement to me as she assisted with tandem nursing and was tremendously influential in helping achieve...

Jennifer Dunn Clardy

Thanks to Susan I made it through the first three months of having twins with most of my sanity! She was there the first night my babies were home and had such a calming effect on me, my husband and the babies. Susan was a great sounding board for talking through the...

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