Creating Your Labor Playlist

While birth work is a passion of mine, my first love was music. I started taking piano lessons at 7 years old and progressed at lightning speed, eventually picking up the flute and singing as well. I grew to realize that music is the universal language, the expression of life itself, and that everyone, noContinue reading “Creating Your Labor Playlist”

Common Questions About Doulas – Part 2

Make sure you read Part 1 first! Will a doula be my advocate? The answer to this is no. And sort of yes. (But mostly no.) A doula should never speak to your care provider or the medical staff of your behalf or interfere when a provider is caring for you (i.e. “She doesn’t wantContinue reading “Common Questions About Doulas – Part 2”

Top 5 Reasons Not To Take a Childbirth Class

How many times have you heard someone talk about their experience taking a childbirth class and thought, “Yeah, I don’t need that. It’s not for me. I’ll just show up and do what my doctor tells me and everything will be fine.” ? If you’re anything like me before I had children, you probably feltContinue reading “Top 5 Reasons Not To Take a Childbirth Class”

Labor and Delivery Support Person Policies During COVID

So much is happening right now! Like, an overwhelming amount of things. If you are pregnant right now and giving birth in a hospital you might be aware that one of the things happening is that the Labor and Delivery policies keep changing! No support people, one support person, two support people but they haveContinue reading “Labor and Delivery Support Person Policies During COVID”