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I’ve been creating some content that I’m beyond proud of and I’m so excited that the beta launch of The Mind Body Birth will be announced in the next few weeks! As a quick sneak peak, I’ve decided to offer a free download on a topic that is near and dear to my heart. AsContinue reading “FREE Printable Self-Advocacy Guide”
My heart has been heavy about the turmoil created by the Dobbs v. Jackson decision, and I’ve been talking with several of my most trusted colleagues over this subject for a few days now, while pouring over the court documents in hopes of better understanding it. First and foremost, I am a woman, a mother,Continue reading “My thoughts on Dobbs v. Jackson”
It’s been a while, and I want to say hi and share a little.We had a family crisis last month. I was forced to drop everything and put on my emergency hat. I do well moving through emergencies, probably for the same reasons I do well supporting people through birth. I can easily separate myselfContinue reading “Musings of a Postpartum Doula”
Pardon me while I step on my soap box for a minute… Let’s talk about scope of practice and the importance of trauma informed support. As doulas and educators, it is our job to support clients with INFORMATION. As in, we should have our hands in our pockets as much as possible. Why, youContinue reading “Let’s Talk Scope of Practice & Trauma Informed Support”
“Squat 300 times a day, you’re going to give birth quickly.” Ina May Gaskin My clients hear this quote and look at me like their doula has LOST HER MIND… The reality about movement in pregnancy is that we want our body to be comfortable with the movements we use in labor and birth BEFOREContinue reading “Daily Stretches During Pregnancy”