Preparing For An Induction

Preparing For An Induction

Written by Doula: Kelly Nichols According to a 2019 study, approximately 1 in 4 women in the United States will be induced to begin labor. The number may be even higher for first time moms.  As a mother who has undergone an induction as well as a doula who has...
VBAC

VBAC

Written by Doula Hannah Sears Let’s talk about VBACs! VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean) rates are on the rise, but unfortunately many women still receive a lot of push back from providers when seeking support for their birth plan. “Your baby’s size increases your...
Trust the Person Delivering Your Baby

Trust the Person Delivering Your Baby

Fifty years ago, there weren’t many choices when it came to who delivered babies. At that time, the doctor on duty at the closest hospital was really the only option considered. But historically, women have trusted other experienced birthing practitioners to...
Comfort Measures

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...