Category Archives: Partners

Talk to Your Baby!

While still in the womb babies can hear our voices, and become familiar with those they hear most. Of course their mother’s voice is one we expect the to recognize immediately, and often we’ll see infants stop crying or fussing … Continue reading

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Gift for Dad

From a birth I attended last week, after they stamp baby’s feet onto the certificate they stamp them onto a special scrub shirt they provide for dad. What a sweet memento!

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Dads Love Doulas

While reading through some testimonials from clients I wanted to share how moms and dads felt I was able to help their birth experience. Most of these are from doula clients, though some are from photo or childbirth class clients … Continue reading

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Tips For New Dads (Cont.)

The birth class Heidi helps teach has a class session where the moms and dads split up and they get a chance to ask all those first time parent questions they may otherwise be embarassed to ask in front of … Continue reading

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Baby Park Date (Party #2)

In June I hosted a baby brunch for my clients who had birthed recently. I loved seeing their sweet babies, and a dad in attendance suggested we meet on a weekend if we did this again so the other dads … Continue reading

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HAPPY FATHER’S DAY 2012!!

I am constantly awed by the love, encouragement, and admiration fathers show for their wives at birth. You dads are truly the most incredible source of support for your wives, and I love being able to help you support her!

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Dad’s Pre-Baby To Do List

In the last month of pregnancy your wife may be nesting, which can manifest itself in a variety of ways. She may be sorting and organizing the nursery, cleaning random things, or tackling any number of projects that may or … Continue reading

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Tips For New Dads From a Father of Six

So you’re going to be a father! Here’s a quick primer of tips and tricks for new dads. day zero Today was an amazing day. Your beautiful wife just delivered your baby! It was incredible. She was incredible. And while … Continue reading

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Doulas from the Dad’s Perspective

Thanks to my husband, Kit, for sharing his thoughts about doulas from a father’s perspective. She’s gone quiet. She was excited, and now she’s serious. Which signpost was this? Does this mean she’s close? Now she’s quiet. She’s never quiet. … Continue reading

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Swaddling Tips from the PRO!

A friend was asking about swaddle blankets and I mentioned it to Kit and this was the email he sent in response to her questions. I married the Swaddle Pro. 😀 Seriously, he does all the swaddling around here because … Continue reading

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