Category Archives: Pregnancy

Monitrice Services – Abbie Spreier

What is a monitrice? How does her role differ from that of a doula or midwife? A midwife is a primary care provider who offers complete prenatal, birth, and postpartum care. A doula gives physical, emotional, and informational support to … Continue reading

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Sidelines Support – Nancy Veeneman

Eight years ago this month my pregnancy developed complications and I was put on bedrest. While searching for information online I found out about the website Sidelines.org – an organization providing volunteer support for moms in situations like mine. I … Continue reading

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Yoga and Birth go Hand in Hand – Shannon Josephson

Shannon and I trained with the same doula certification program, and we also shared the same doula! We met last year and I’ve enjoyed so much getting to know and learning from her. In addition to being a doula and … Continue reading

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Chiropractic Care – Dr. Kristi Corder

Dr. Kristi Corder received her Doctor of Chiropractic from Parker College of Chiropractic in Dallas, TX in 2003. She’s a fellow of the International Chiropractic Pediatrics Association and is also certified in the Webster Technique for Pregnancy, which assists with … Continue reading

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Fun to Come!

* Currently my tech/design guy is swamped with a major project but once that is completed he’s tackling MY big project – a redo of my photo site with some new additions. I am very excited, as this will involve … Continue reading

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Birth Support After Trauma | Tips for Doulas

Originally posted May 2011: Update: I’m reading When Survivors Give Birth: Understanding and Healing the Effects of Early Sexual Abuse on Childbearing Womenand it’s fantastic – I think every childbirth professional (educator, doula, etc) should read this!! It’s very, very … Continue reading

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Birth Gallery | Denton Birth Photography

This family kindly gave me permission to share the gallery from their birth – you can view it here.

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Maternity, Birth, & Newborn Photography | Denton Birth Photography

(Please forgive the wonky formatting – I was typing and discovered my one year old had bathed herself in syrup so I was otherwise distracted and I’m leaving it alone so as to not further leave this wild one unsupervised.) … Continue reading

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Interview Questions – What to Ask Potential Doulas

I’m now on the receiving end of questions during a consultation, but I also interviewed doulas when we hired someone for our fifth birth. You may be wondering what questions you should even ask a doula, and unsure of what … Continue reading

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Sibling Class!

I’m happy to announce that I am now offering a sibling preparation class! You can see the new header listing above, but here are the details: Welcoming a new baby to your family is an exciting experience, but one that … Continue reading

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