The definition of doula comes from the ancient Greek meaning “a woman who serves.” Today a doula is defined as an experienced and trained professional who provides support to a mother before, during, and/or after birth. A Birth Doula A doula that is titled a Birth Doula is there throughout  [ Read More ]

Job Hunt: Searching for employment these days is tough enough but placing pregnancy in the equation may add stress and overwhelming feelings for you. It’s important to remember to take care of yourself during this time. A job hunt can be very vigorous but also keep yourself and the baby healthy throughout the  [ Read More ]

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One of the most difficult things about being a new mommy, if you choose to breast feed, is learning how to. It’s definitely not something you’ve ever gotten a lesson in! It may seem intimidating- your child’s feeding is dependent on something you don’t even know how to do! But  [ Read More ]

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Early on in your pregnancy (and maybe even later on) morning sickness is probably the most common symptom that women endure. Some women get it so badly, it can really be debilitating. Pregnancy is supposed to be a happy, exciting time and you shouldn’t have to be miserable. Here are  [ Read More ]

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At some point or another, we all experience the winter blues. Cold weather and nearly constant darkness really does take a toll on one’s mood. It is common to feel depressed, tired, and dull in the winter- but you don’t have to feel this way. Here are a few tips  [ Read More ]