Tips For Dealing With Morning (All Day) Sickness During Pregnancy

Pregnancy books saying morning sickness just happens during the morning, and will be over soon. But sometimes that is always true!

The Golden Hour Redefined

The “Golden Hour” has become very popular to discuss within the birthing community in the past few years.

Healthy Sleep for Pregnant Women (Guest Blog from SleepHelp.org)

Are you pregnant or trying to become so? You may not know it yet, but sleep is an important part of pregnancy.

How to Choose a Daycare Center (Guest Blog from Maternity at Home)

If you are going back to work shortly after having your baby, leaving your little one in a daycare center for the first time can be quite difficult. However stressful and scary it is, choosing a good environment that is trustworthy will help you put your mind to rest.

Provider Spot: Autumn Ehsaei, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN)

At a recent health fair where we providing cooperate chair massage, we had the pleasure of running into Autumn Ehsaei of Perennial Nutrition, and we hit it off!

Tips For Birthing A Posterior Baby

You may have read about or seen in your ultrasound that a baby can be posterior, and that news can sometimes be not exactly what you want to hear. However, our birth doulas are well trained in how to provide physical support prenatally and during birth to help, while also are able to direct you to other resources that may help. 

Power of Breath

Sometimes we take breathing for granted, because, well, we normally don’t think about it. However, we are challenging you to really notice your breath.

CBW As A Top Birth Blog

We are so excited to be featured on the Top 30 Birth Blogs from Feedspot.com!

Doula Support During Birth

But what exactly do we do in the birth room while you are laboring and pushing? The short answer is: whatever you need!

What To Do With Your Placenta After Birth

Birth is commonly divided into 3 stages: labor, pushing, and placenta delivery. So often the first two stages are well researched, but the third stage can be overlooked. Not today!

Infant Behavioral States 

Just like you, infants sometimes are not in the mood for certain activities. While they cannot verbalize that, parents, babysitters, and other guardians begin to notice signs of what the baby is feeling. 

Postpartum Toolkit + Free Printable 

Planning for a new baby is full of unknowns. Will your baby sleep? Will you sleep? Will your baby eat? Will you feel like yourself? And so many more questions that you won’t know the answer to until your baby arrives. 

Provider Spotlight: Hanna Hill Photography 

A few months ago, we had the pleasure to meet Hanna of Hanna Hill Photography, and we knew after that first meeting she truly is not only a wonderful photographer and artist, but also person.

First Rule of Parenting: Never Say Never

First Rule of Parenting: Never Say Never

While you are pregnant, every new parent starts to think about how they will parent, and make a lot of statements about how they will never let their future children do certain things. We are all guilty of it.

What’s Your Goal For Today? 

What’s Your Goal For Today? 

We approach each client at each postpartum doula shift with a clean slate. We do not have any opinions about what should, or what should not be done, by the parent, or what should or should not be expected from the baby. We do, however, always start the shift with the same simple question: What is your goal for today?

Making Returning to Work, Work 

Making Returning to Work, Work 

Whether you are going back to work at 6 weeks, 6 months, or even a year, there are always some adjustments. Parents that continue to breastfeed while working certainly face a few different obstacles, but we believe if you develop a sustainable plan prior to a big event, you are more likely to succeed.

Two Prenatal Appointments with Your Birth Doulas 

Two Prenatal Appointments with Your Birth Doulas 

For each birth doula client, we offer two prenatal appointments. This gives us a great time to learn about you, and for you to learn about us

The Perfect Feeding Basket for All New Parents

The Perfect Feeding Basket for All New Parents

Whether you are new parent preparing your home for the arrival of a new baby, or a best friend looking for the perfect baby shower gift: look no further!

Part 2 of 2: Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Smoothie Easy Recipes for New Moms

Part 2 of 2: Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Smoothie Easy Recipes for New Moms

Kate, from Nap Time Kitchen, is back with a tasty and healthy smoothie the whole family will love!