Category Archives: Training

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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New Year, New Goals, New Tips!

Happy New Year! 2016 is going to be amazing, and I hope you’ll come join us to make your doula business even better. If you’ve been considering signing up for Tips for Doulas then jump in now – if you … Continue reading

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Reading List for Birth Professionals

While I have a lending library and Pinterest board for my doula clients, I realized I should have one for doulas and other birth professionals. Training programs have required reading books that cover birth in general, but there are other … Continue reading

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Doula Posts Update

It’s up! We appreciate your patience as we work out the kinks but sign up is here: $30 to subscribe for one year to all my Tips for Doulas posts! Checkout via paypal or use your credit card here: Whether … Continue reading

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Surprise – A New Job!

It’s a pretty amusing story, but the punchline is that I’m now a midwife’s assistant, or “birth assistant” at the local birth center! This photo is me (very excited) after the first birth I attended as the birth assistant, which … Continue reading

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Tarrant County Birth Network

The Tarrant County Birth Network is just south of me (we don’t have a Denton County one… yet… volunteers???) They host monthly meetings and various community events and they just announced that in July they are hosting INA MAY GASKIN!!!!!!! … Continue reading

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Spinning Babies

So often I’ve heard reference to the website Spinning Babies, and I searched it myself when I had a baby in the breech position. At our recent ICAN meeting for doulas we heard from Katie about the rates of cesarean … Continue reading

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ICAN Meetings & Special Scars

This Saturday (February 11th, 6pm) we’ll be hosting a special ICAN meeting for doulas and other birth professionals. One doula will talk about how to support mothers through cesareans, in the OR and during recovery. Another will discuss how to … Continue reading

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POSTPARTUM CERTIFICATION!

I just received my certificate so I am now official, I’m a Certified Postpartum Doula! This was my last training and it feels wonderful to be done. Until I find another program that I’m interested in learning more from… 🙂

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I DID IT!

Neonatal Resuscitation Program Provider Card! Let us pray I never, ever need to use this. (I look tired in this photo. Yes, I really am that tired. Nursing a teething baby will do that to you – SIX TIMES last … Continue reading

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