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Pre-Adventure Adventure

If you were able to get an appointment with me in before I left Missouri, then you know that before I get on the plane to Italy I had to make it with my two kitties (Al and Theo) through a 24 hour road trip to San Diego where they will be staying with their adopted grandparents.   97 more words


Friday Night Live

I was ‘due’ with baby at the end of April 2018. Having been very careful in my first pregnancy to only tell people the end of my ‘due window’ date and to have mentally prepared for going to 42w or longer, and then birthed him at 39 + 6, somehow this time I’d messed up and actually told people the end of April! 965 more words

Home Birth

DHM Orange County Doula Services

I am so excited to announce that Down Home Mama will be providing Birth Doula services in the Southern Orange county area! Please continue to read this post to find out all about my services. 613 more words

Pregnancy, Childbirth, And Beyond

What is this round ligament pain about?

Once you hit your second trimester, perhaps some of the early symptoms of pregnancy have abated.  You’ve got more energy.  You are eating well.  Feeling good.   274 more words

Childbirth Educator Buffalo

Belly Birth

At a time when we are taking back agency over our births and demanding more physiological practices, those who have experienced alternative birth scenarios are reflecting on their own experiences. 1,058 more words

So, what does a doula actually do?

“Doulas provide emotional, informational, and physical support during pregnancy, labor, and the postpartum period.” This line is often what doulas use to describe what we do. 347 more words