Christy Van Steenburgh

Christy Van Steenburgh

“I don’t think I could have accomplished my birth plan without Kelly as my doula! She took my wishes seriously and during labor, she did everything she could to help me stay comfortable and focused so I could relax. Even when I was thinking I...
Nutrition: How to Get Through the First Trimester

Nutrition: How to Get Through the First Trimester

Good nutrition can be difficult during your first trimester. Research shows more than half of all women will experience some form of morning sickness, making eating healthy almost impossible. Here are a few ways that will help you keep a nutrient-dense diet while...
Hospital Bag Necessities

Hospital Bag Necessities

Written by: Ali Teeslink I often get asked by expectant mothers what they should pack in their hospital bag to bring with them for the birth and to make their stay more comfortable. I’ve divided this list into things that mom, birthing partner and baby may need. Allow...
What’s In Your Birth Bag?

What’s In Your Birth Bag?

Often during a prenatal visit a client will ask me what I bring to a birth. Over the years as I’ve worked as a doula this list is always evolving and changing. When I first started I had a bag packed to the brim with every tool imaginable. But as time progressed I...
Ginny Seedhom

Ginny Seedhom

“Our experience with with Care for Moms was stellar. Our doula Hannah showed the utmost professionalism during our consultations and was quick to offer and provide hands-on support in the delivery room. She was respectful of our birth plan and provided education...
Lactation Cookies Recipe

Lactation Cookies Recipe

Are you a new mom looking for ways to sustain your supply of breastmilk? Some women have found that adding lactation cookies to their diet increases their milk supply. Try baking these protein-filled cookies to eat as a healthy snack. Follow the instruction below....
Vanessa Bower

Vanessa Bower

“I hired Kim as my postpartum Doula and I’m so glad I did! The first time I met Kim I felt a connection with her – she is warm, sincere and has a presence about her that made me feel comfortable with her the moment I met her. She was always checking...
Amy Anderson

Amy Anderson

“Kim was a wonderful source of care and support throughout both my pregnancy and birth. She checked in periodically throughout the pregnancy and helped me plan while bringing wisdom, experience, and calm to the entire situation. I did not know exactly what to...