https://www.wellandgood.com/good-advice/what-is-a-doula/ For a growing contingent of moms-to-be, doulas have become just as essential to the childbirth experience as taking omega-3s and getting down with hip-opening yoga squats. There’s a good reason for that—studies have shown that by enlisting the help of these trained pregnancy pros, mothers are more likely to deliver healthy-weight babies and successfully breastfeed, while being halfContinue reading “YOU CAN NOW DOULA YOUR ENTIRE LIFE, FROM BIRTH TO DEATH”
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A Doula’s Call For A ‘Culture Of Consent’ During Childbirth
http://www.wbur.org/commonhealth/2018/05/11/doula-culture-of-consent I gave birth seven years ago in a Boston-area hospital where I generally consider the care to be excellent. I arrived near the end of my labor, my cervix almost fully dilated. After an hour of moving freely around my hospital room, my midwife and labor nurse said, “It’s time for you to get intoContinue reading “A Doula’s Call For A ‘Culture Of Consent’ During Childbirth”
Jessica Biel Opens Up About Her Perfect Birthing Plan Gone Wrong
https://www.vogue.com/article/jessica-biel-emergency-c-section-recovery-natural-birth-psychology “The birthing plan: Whether it’s set at home with a doula or in a hospital surrounded by family members, many expecting women have their perfect version in mind. And the location and company one keeps during delivery are just the beginning—with highly curated extras like pressure-relieving birthing balls and soothing “push playlists” growing inContinue reading “Jessica Biel Opens Up About Her Perfect Birthing Plan Gone Wrong”
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