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(Guest Blog) Becoming Ezra by Heather Phillips

I truly believe everyone I work with and support during pregnancy and then birth I have come together with for a reason. I always hope to support and strengthen every person and couple in every way I am able but I love how I also am able to grow and learn from them. I enjoyed…

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(Guest Blog) A Birth Story by Kaitlynne Vasquez

Allow me to preface this post by saying Kaitlynne was one of my (Bethany’s) amazing doula clients. When I met with her and her husband at my local ice cream place we hit it off immediately 🙂 Somehow we began to talk about music and how much I feel music has the ability to help…

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You Doula What?

There are so many blog posts out there about what doulas do and yet it is still somewhat a mystery. When someone asks me what I do, and I know other doulas will be nodding their head in agreement, I want to cringe. The conversation usually goes something like this, Me: “I am a birth…

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Tips For a Happier Postpartum

Breastfeeding / Formula Resources If you are breastfeeding make sure you have an IBCLC on hand to call or text when needed for peace of mind. Many IBCLCs will help over the phone for free until you visit them or come to you. Breastfeeding is often an acquired skill so reaching out for help when…

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You Do You and I Will Doula Close Behind

A quick blog post to follow up on my recent birth story. After writing my story I began to think about the births I have attended and how unique and powerful each woman was in their own way. This could be a Facebook post, but then it wouldn’t be permanently available, and this needs to…

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How I became a Momma (and a doula)

Mother’s Day 2017 has arrived. Pictured is my first mothers day in 2012. I figured what better time than now to write about the birth that made me a Momma. This is long overdue, especially given my love and chosen career path for all things birth. No excuses here, I guess I have just been…

For other insightful blogs check out our colleagues Kara Coffin, Resilient Birth, and Matrescence Doula Services