How to Know its Time to Go!

The big question, “When should I go to the Hospital?” Even before COVID-19 this was an important thing to know. The moment a birth person chooses to go to the hospital has the potential to drastically change a birth experience. Now, with COVID-19 taking another hit on hospitals, it’s importance is amplified even more and…

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Doulas are for Partners Too!

While birth doulas are becoming a much more recognized part of a birth team there is often a misunderstanding of their role during a birth. Some partners even fear a doula will take their place during the birthing experience. We want to throw that idea to disintegrate into the wind. Roses are Red, Violets are…

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COVID-19 Support and Resources

Updated 10/29/21- Most Hospital in Mass have lifted restrictions for support people. I have only heard of one hospital with restrictions and it is unclear if that restriction is still in place. We are optimistic most hospitals will be allowing 2 support people in L&D for the foreseen future. Myself and Colleen are vaccinated and…

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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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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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