Monthly Archives: September 2011
This is a wonderful video explaining options families have to make their cesarean birth even better. I am thrilled to see this and hope more hospitals will incorporate these practices.
Oatmeal, flaxseed, and brewer’s yeast are all helpful for milk supply. This is our standard vegan cookie recipe with the brewer’s yeast addition. Hmmm, considering how often I make these vegan cookies I wonder why my milk supply is more … Continue reading
Tomorrow morning I’ll attend another class at a hospital in the metroplex, this one on breastfeeding complications and how to assist mothers with special circumstances. I’ve completed the DONA suggested Breastfeeding Basics Course which just briefly touched on potential challenges … Continue reading
With my friend/doula-housemom-sitter! We hired a professional doula for the births of our youngest two children and she was invaluable, but we knew that we were going to need some additional support on our birth team with all of our … Continue reading
This week I have the opportunity to attend the Perinatal Loss Sensitivity Training program at a local hospital. Well, “local” meaning it’s in the metroplex but depending on traffic it can be a couple hour drive! It is a four … Continue reading
I’m watching this seminar and it’s very thought provoking! Skip this post if you’re not interested in the business stuff but helfpul ideas if you’re a doula! (The video is great, the last 10 minutes is a sales pitch for … Continue reading