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Sneak Peek – My First Three-Peat!!

When editing birth photos there are many times when I see an image and it takes my breath away – I’m just so in awe of the sacred moments I’m able to witness, and these beautiful families welcoming their child. … Continue reading

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Writing the Story of Your Baby’s Birth

During the childbirth class I help teach we encourage parents to write up their thoughts soon after the birth – whether it’s a detailed journal entry, a letter to their child, or just their random thoughts about what happened. So … 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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Birthy Blog Post Round-Up IV – Parents’ Version

Another post from CordMama.com about how beautiful our bodies are, accompanied by gorgeous birth photos! And also – I’m not sure if the words or photos are more breathtaking, but I adore this post about the sisterhood of women, and … Continue reading

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Birthy Blog Round Up III – Parents’ Version

After seeing several posts recently that I thought were so helpful I decided a blog round up was in order! This is the round up for parents, but there’s another round-up for birth professionals that’s available through my Tips for … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek – Baby Hazel

Two years ago I had the honor of attending the birth of their first little girl, and this week I was there as they welcomed their second daughter. It was a gorgeous day with a gorgeous family, and I can’t … Continue reading

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World Breastfeeding Week 2015

Happy World Breastfeeding Week! How sweet is this hour old baby tucked in with his momma? Though I think this is also a great time to remember that however we nourished our babies’ bodies – breast or bottle – the … Continue reading

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The Gift of Our Presence

This quote jumped out at me when reading a magazine, so I cut it out to save in my inspiration binder. Whether with our partner or children or friends, I think being fully present is increasingly challenging in our very … Continue reading

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Gift Certificates for Doula Services

The benefits of having a doula present at birth are known, and what better gift can friends and family provide for an expectant mom than helping her have a better birth experience? While baby gifts are so much fun to … 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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