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IVs During Labor

In our first prenatal appointment with all of our doula clients, we spend time talk about everyones birth preferences. And for those who are hoping for an unmedicated birth, having an IV is not high on their list of desires. 

Why Even Have A Birth Plan?

Some say that having a birth plan sets up unrealistic ideals for your births. And while if you have rigid expectations, that may be true. However, we feel that writing the birth plan isn’t what is important.

Affirmations for Labor and Delivery

A popular way we support our birth clients is through verbal affirmations during labor and delivery.

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!

Am I In Labor?

Am I In Labor?

Probably the single most common question we get from our clients during our first prenatal appointment is “how will I know if I’m in labor?”

Use of Nitrous Oxide During Labor

Use of Nitrous Oxide During Labor

Birthing individuals around the Triangle are beginning to take notice of the Nitrous Oxide as that is available to them in their birthing rooms as a comfort measure during labor, both at hospitals and birth centers alike. 

Navigating Who is Present in the Delivery Room: The Differences Between Doulas, Nurses, Midwives, and Doctors

Navigating Who is Present in the Delivery Room: The Differences Between Doulas, Nurses, Midwives, and Doctors

During birth, there can be any number of people present for your birth. We decided it was time to break down exactly how doulas, nurses, midwives, and doctors fit into your birth plan and delivery room.

Birth Options In the Triangle

Birth Options In the Triangle

Deciding where to have your baby in the Triangle can be daunting task. We are here to help with some handy questions to ask yourself as your begin the process of deciding. 

Team Work Between Doulas and Medical Providers

Team Work Between Doulas and Medical Providers

Working WITH Midwives, Doctors and Nurses is one of biggest goals as an agency with doulas serving Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill area hospitals and birth centers.

Protocols Regarding Releasing a Patient’s Placenta 

Protocols Regarding Releasing a Patient’s Placenta 

Understanding the policies for having your placenta released to you by your birthing location is an important step in preparing for birth. Read more about those policies here!

Delivering At Baby + Company 

Delivering At Baby + Company 

For expecting family’s that want an alternative to a hospital-birth in the Triangle, there is the boutique birthing center, Baby+Company option. Our local Cary Baby+Co is in partnership with WakeMed Health & Hospitals and under the medical direction of Triangle Physicians for Women. With only five locations throughout the United States, the Triangle is lucky to be home to one of them.

Sense-able Birth Bag: Part 5 - Hearing

Sense-able Birth Bag: Part 5 - Hearing

"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain" -Bob Marley

Okay, maybe not NO pain, but let's see how music can enhance your birth experience, how exactly you can make sure you bring the appropriate music for YOU and help you learn how to make your own (positive) sounds.