No Hatting, Chatting, Or Patting- Unless You Want To

As I make well known, I am a knitter.  I make a hat for each baby’s birth that I attend.  However, its been my policy recently NOT to suggest putting t on the baby right away.  Why is this?  Well, there’s a quote/meme “No hatting, chatting, or patting” coined from Carla Hartley that in a…
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Birth Photography

Did you know that before I was a doula, I did photography full time? I also did specialized birth photography training in Denver through Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep. I still do an occasional session for families, but my passion is working with moms & babies. Specifically, I love taking pictures of babies…
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Hypnosis And Religion

As a Christian who offers hypnobabies doula services and have used hypnobirthing myself, I know that there are those who are concerned about hypnosis and how it relates to their religion.  Rest assured that my ONLY PURPOSE in using hypnosis for birth and pain relief is for pain relief and relaxation.  My work as your doula…
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Csection Infographic

I’ve noticed a trend recently of women choosing to schedule a c-section over vaginal childbirth. While I do support the choice of my clients, I do also feel its my responsibility to help ensure they are well informed before making that decision. There ARE good reasons to have a cesarean, but equally so there are reasons…
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What Does A Doula Do

If you’ve done a search on Google for “what does a doula do” you’ve certainly come across a LOT of information!  There are loads of great resources out there including on DONA (Doulas of North America) and AmericanPregnancy.org I highly recommend that you not only consider “what does a doula do” but also “WHY do…
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