Category: birth

Meeting a Doula

How is your summer going? Mine is jam-packed. Here is a story about my first meeting with a real doula. So for someone who has been obsessed with birthing for over a decade now, you would think I would know a lot of doulas (a doula is a birth assistant, who “mothers the mother” in labor). The truth is that…

Newborns and Colic

As much as I love love love little babies and as much as I love mothering little babies, I have come to the point in my life where I look at newborns, admire them, and then feel so thankful that I don’t have to take one home. My three children finally all sleep through the night, every night, without fail.…

Birth stories

My most special experiences in life were birthing and meeting my three girls at their births. When I was a new mom at 24 and knew no one, that’s right – no one in my life – who had recently birthed or had young children, I took the idea of natural childbirth for granted. I really was naive to the…

Announcing: Me, The Doula

Well friends, I am announcing something exciting today. Today is the birth of my new business. I have guided myself through three wonderful drug-free births and I want to teach others how to do the same. I want to help women cope with their birthing (whether it is drug-free or not!) and offer childbirth and postpartum education to pregnant women.…