So, You’re Being Induced?



So it’s happening. You have made the choice. Maybe you have been waiting for this day since the moment you got a positive pregnancy test, or maybe this is the last place you ever wanted to be. The time has come, you have had the conversation with your provider, and you both agree that it is time to start an induction. Whether it is a medical need for you or your baby, or for your mental health, a good induction starts with a positive frame of mind, because YOU know, it is time. Read More “So, You’re Being Induced?”

We Are Doula Activists

There is a lot of talk in the doula world about how doulas should not be activists. BirthME couldn’t disagree more. We believe we can and should be activists for our clients. We should be holding signs, collecting signatures and uniting in force. We should be insisting on supporting Maine families in the best way possible. Read More “We Are Doula Activists”

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