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Malakiya Jay- Birth Story

Welcome back friends!  I am excited to get back into posting more regularly. Of course, with two littles we’ll see how that actually goes! Please note that there are pictures included in this blog post. 1,869 more words

Mom Life

My Past Experience Using a Birth Center + Why I Switched to a Hospital for My Second Pregnancy

How do you talk about birth and not come off as preachy? There is so much I want to write about in regards to pregnancy, birth plans, and labor and delivery advice. 2,659 more words



My midwife surprised me when she referred to the birth of my daughter as traumatic. We got along really well, I was just entering into the second half of my pregnancy, she was a breath of fresh air in comparison to one I had for the first half, I left every appointment feeling reassured, confident and strong. 1,459 more words

First Time Mum

The surprising factor behind a spike in C-sections


Cesarean delivery of a baby—or C-section—is the most commonly performed surgery in the world.

Rising C-section rates are a problem all over the world—but it’s particularly notable in the United States.

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Becoming A Birth Doula

Do you know this feeling ? One day you play with an idea but abandon it due to obstacles that seem insurmountable at that time. Then at a different time, you suddenly find yourself pursuing this exact idea or a different version of it ? 1,091 more words


10 Things All My Clients Should Know

I’m a big fan of peer support, so I am a member on many different doula groups on Facebook.  A question was raised recently about the top things we wished our clients knew.  1,049 more words

Doula Observations

BUMP 2 BIRTH - Maternity wear my way, packing light for a hospital bag & tips for first time mums #birth #hospitalbag #whattopack

I’ve done the birth a baby hospital trip a few times now and I’ve realised i packed alot more than i needed the first time! I want to share the bare essentials packing list, so you don’t end up packing a bag half the size of your car! 1,862 more words