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NICU Questions to Ask

Published on May 4, 2018

NICU Questions to Ask I remember the days when my son, Logan, was in the…

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Care For a Tear Down There

Published on February 26, 2018

It’s one of the most common fears we hear from expectant mothers- “What if I…

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BRAINED: A Better Decision Making Tool

Published on December 15, 2017

You might have heard of the acronym BRAIN when you have questions about your birth…

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Why I’m Not a Very Good Doula

Published on October 4, 2017

After reaching burnout as an elementary school teacher, trying every day to take a machete…

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Mom Things Nobody Fucking Told Me About

Published on August 2, 2017

Mom Things Nobody Fucking Told Me About   The following is a guest post from…

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The Diaper Nobody Warned You About

Published on July 6, 2017

The Diaper Nobody Told You About     Let’s take a quick minute to talk…

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PAIN in Labor: Breaking It Down

Published on March 27, 2017

  PAIN in Labor: Breaking It Down When I say birth, you say…? I spend…

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Phoenix Family Birth In The News: Fox 10 AZ AM

Published on January 8, 2017

Phoenix Family Birth In The News: Sharing placenta encapsulation on Fox 10. Placenta encapsulation is…

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Birth Doula Review from Natalie H.

Published on November 5, 2016

Doula Review Below, we share a doula review recently submitted to our office. Our doulas…

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Placenta Encapsulation in Phoenix Just Got Better

Published on October 18, 2016

Placenta Encapsulation in Phoenix Looking for a Phoenix placenta encapsulator? You’ve found the best! Phoenix…

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Cord Blood Banking FAQ

Published on October 1, 2016

Cord Blood Banking FAQ Not so long ago, cord blood banking was an elusive topic….

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Bob Ross is a Doula

Published on June 27, 2016

A few weeks ago, Netflix began streaming several seasons of The Joy Of Painting with…

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The “Perfect Birth” Promise

Published on January 5, 2016

The Promise of The Perfect Birth   Perfect Birth Pop Quiz!   If your doula…

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Our 2015 Birth Statistics

Published on January 4, 2016

Our Agency Birth Statistics for 2015 The first week of January brings two things out…

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I Didn’t Get The Glow (A True Story of Prenatal Depression)

Published on October 20, 2015

Admin note: The following is a true account from a guest blogger and friend of…

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Partner Support: The Express Lane For Birth

Published on October 19, 2015

Partners are often over looked in the birthing process, led to believe their birthing partner…

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Doula Magic: The Grounding Head Press

Published on October 2, 2015

Mark & Bethany demonstrate the grounding head press, a comfort technique that can be used…

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Should I Still Hire a Doula For My C-Section?

Published on August 15, 2015

A Doula For My C-Section: What’s the Point? I’m planning a c-section so I don’t…

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Doula Team Support Sets A New Standard

Published on August 5, 2015

Doula Teams: Discover the Double Doula Difference   You might have noticed that Phoenix Family…

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Preparing A Postpartum Plan – with FREE sample and printable

Published on July 27, 2015

The concept of writing a birth plan has become very well known. Planning for your…

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Top Ten Tips For Writing A Birth Plan – With FREE Printable!

Published on July 24, 2015

Top Ten Tips for Writing a Birth Plan Keep it to one page. Let’s face…

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The Big, Fat Lie in Childbirth Education

Published on July 12, 2015

There’s a big, fat lie spreading around the world of childbirth education: Natural birth is…

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Firework, A Birth Parody Video

Published on July 3, 2015

Last year, I made up a funny little song. I didn’t expect much to happen…

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Family-Centered Birth Support in Phoenix

Published on June 26, 2015

Building Your Birth Team in the Valley Just Got A Whole Lot Easier Even as…

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