Category Archives: Community Resources

Fear Free Childbirth

I was fortunate to visit with Alexia from FearFreeChildbirth.com and we had a great talk about births & how she serves families. Since I’m recently relocated to the UK it was great to also hear a bit about the birth … Continue reading

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Placental Encapsulation & DFW Placenta

As of January 1st there is now a law in the state of Texas that a hospital or birth center MUST release a placenta to the mother. (There is some paperwork to be signed, which I’ve never had a doula … Continue reading

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Midwife Katie

I shared some prenatal photos of Katie earlier and here are some from the birth we attended together recently. You can learn more about Katie here.

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Samaritan Ministries & Doulas

Several clients have been participating in Samaritan Ministries as a health insurance alternative. If you are also with them (or a doula whose clients use this organization) I wanted to make sure you know they will reimburse you for part … Continue reading

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Getting Started | Tips for Doulas

Originally posted 2011, updated February 2015 I’ve recently had the chance to visit with a couple people interested in becoming doulas, and I love being able to pass on the tips I’ve gathered from my own doula mentors and from … Continue reading

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Cesarean Rates & Information

I’ve read through many of the posts on The Unnecesarean Blog and I’ve linked to some of them before. It’s a fantastic resource for moms and birth professionals. (Hint, hint, doulas – you really should go check it out.) I … Continue reading

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Southwest Birth Round Up!!

So when I found out that the Southwest Birth Round Up was going to be held the same week as my husband’s annual work convention (that he helps run, like he’s in charge of all the tech stuff and it’s … Continue reading

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Online Option for Childbirth Education

In our town there are instructors for at least four types of childbirth education courses – all programs with some great strengths and information (Lamaze, Birth Boot Camp, Bradley, Birthing from Within.) Both hospitals in town also offer classes! However, … Continue reading

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‘Only in Denton’ Now Has a Doula!

Only in Denton has added my listing! You know I love my community and adore having the chance to support families through their pregnancies and birth, but also postpartum. My children always ask when we see babies around town, “Did … Continue reading

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Denton County BirthNetwork Baby Fair Success!

This is the first Baby Fair (or ANY fair!) I’ve helped to coordinate, and I was nervous about how we would pull it up. The autumn thunderstorm that flooded the parking lot did not help ease that worry. 🙂 But … Continue reading

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