Category Archives: Links

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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Pregnancy & Fear

Five years ago this month I wrote a guest post for Birth Without Fear on the topic of coping in pregnancy after a loss, premature arrival, or traumatic birth experience. As Kit and I collaborated on it we discussed what … Continue reading

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TED Talks for Birth

I’m working my way through this list of videos – let me know which you like, or if there are others I should watch! TED Birth Talks

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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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Comfort Measures | Tips for Doulas

Originally posted May 2011, updated December 2015. Notes from the book & my own thoughts in addition to help laboring mommas from The Labor Progress Handbook, – Change positions every 30 minutes. Even something as simple as switching sides if … Continue reading

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Sweet Baby Juniper

Words cannot do justice to describe this beautiful family & the gorgeous images their photographer captured, so I’ll just say how much I loved being their doula & sharing part of their journey! (Monica from A Sacred Project is responsible … Continue reading

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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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Another Breastfeeding Position

You’ve probably seen this article already from Mothering.com about breastfeeding positions and the benefits of having babies be belly to belly with mom (as they should be in most nursing positions) but having baby be belly down, with gravity working … Continue reading

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Birthy Blog Round Up! Parents’ Version

After seeing several posts recently that I thought were so helpful I decided a blog round up was in order! I’ve not decided if this will be a one time or on-going thing, but I know you’ll find these authors … Continue reading

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