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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Not My Cup of Tea

Published on September 22, 2017

“I don’t serve families that have those kinds of parenting philosophies. It isn’t my cup…

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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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I Wanted A Baby Nurse… Until I Had A Postpartum Doula

Published on November 7, 2016

“I already hired a baby nurse and night nanny. But I need more.” The titles…

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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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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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Dinnertime Doula

Published on March 24, 2016

Let’s face it. Evenings with small children suck. (There, I said it so you don’t…

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Easy Soup Recipe: Creamy Cauliflower Leek Soup

Published on January 7, 2016

Cauliflower and Leek Easy Soup Recipe With an extra rainy winter, we find ourselves craving…

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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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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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Finding Your New Normal: Life After Bringing Baby Home

Published on September 28, 2015

Parenting got ya down? Lack of sleep coupled with mental and physical exhaustion can throw…

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Don’t Panic: What to Expect The First Day Home From the Hospital

Published on September 24, 2015

Panic in the First Day Home With Baby There’s a post over at Scary Mommy called…

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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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The Best Push Present: Postpartum Doula Care

Published on July 31, 2015

Postpartum Doula Care: What is it and why would I want it? As a postpartum…

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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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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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Doula Myths

Published on June 9, 2015

“What does a doula do?” – Debunking common misconceptions of the role of a doula  …

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