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5 Things You Need to do Before Baby Arrives

Having a baby is such an exciting time but it can also be quite overwhelming. Nine months seems like an eternity when you’re only 8-weeks pregnant, but time flies! 625 more words

Home breech birth

During World Doula Week we have the privilege to share a series of interviews with people who have benefited from doula support. Kirsten had a baby who was in the breech position and decided to have a home birth. 588 more words


3 Effective Strategies to Writing a Birth Plan

Your birth plan is a list of what your preferences are during labor, birth and immediately after birth; What you want and don’t want.
Just a few examples are things like, who you want present before and/or during labor, if you want to be mobile during labor, whether or not you want an epidural, etc. 488 more words

April Doula Cafe

The next Doula cafe will be on Monday, April 10th!  It will be at the Tokyu Plaza Starbucks (6th floor) in Harajuku, from 10:00-11:30.  The Tokyu Plaza is on the Meiji Dori/Omotesando crossing. 68 more words

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Recent Birth Doula Experiences

I’ve had a really fun couple of weeks with births and private birth preparation classes!

On Wednesday, March 15th I supported a birth at Keiyu hospital in Minato Mirai (Yokohama) and then on Sunday, March 19th I was at a birth in Kosei hospital in Suginami ku (near Koenji).   258 more words

Tokyo Doula

‘15 is not enough': March draws attention to scarcity of midwives in Sask.

Accessibility for all — that was the message participants at Saturday’s March for Midwives hoped to send to the Saskatchewan government.

The march was organized to draw attention to the scarcity of… 426 more words


Not Our Birth Plan

When you’re pregnant there’s talk about birth plans and dreaming up your ideal birth. These are good! However, our birth did not go anything like we dreamed. 1,283 more words