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3 Reasons You Need A Girl Gang In Your Life

I am a proud member of a super cool girl gang. 5 years ago I wouldn’t have even contemplated being in such a close group of females. 533 more words

What You Don't Know

I talk to a lot of moms, both pregnant and not.  That makes sense, right? I’m a doula.  Pregnancy, birth, and babies are my business.   405 more words


Doula for homebirth in Milwaukee

by Martha at Doula Woman Your Birth-make it your own

When your gut and your heart say “homebirth” then go for it!  Let go of doubt and apology and prepare for your homebirth.   134 more words

Book Notes: The Birth Partner

The Birth Partner: A Complete Guide to Childbirth for Dads, Doulas, and All Other Labor Companions
by Penny Simkin

Some favorite quotes from this book: 392 more words


Soleo Lanz Obermeyer's Birth Story

With Luna it was slow (read Luna’s birth story here). Contractions started after dinner and I was up all night dancing in the moonlight, too excited to sleep. 1,432 more words

Salt Water Mama

Postpartum Doula explained...Could I use one?

The A postpartum doula cares for the mother and her family in their home in the first few weeks following the birth. The doula provides non-medical support and companionship, assists with newborn care and sibling adjustment, meal preparation and household organization. 428 more words

What The Fuck Is A Doula Anyway?

Ancient Egyption God ‘Bes’, protector of pregnant women, birth, new familes and old school doula extraordinaire.

After trying to renew my car insurance the other day I had this conversation with a lovely young chap at the end of the phone line when we got onto the employment section; 485 more words