Finally. You’ve reached the end of the long forty weeks of pregnancy. Your due date is so close! You’ve been nesting for weeks, there are newborn clothes washed and folded, the car seat is ready, your bags are packed. It’s time! Read More “Pamper Your Baby Out”
Why Doula Certification Matters
Doulas working with the most well known doula certifying agencies, start off their career in basically the same way. They attend a one to two day in person training. From there they are ready to work as a doula. They have a clear understanding of how to offer great doula support and care. In order to certify, however, there are quite a few more steps. Read More “Why Doula Certification Matters”
I Teach My Clients to Lie!
That is right! I teach my clients to lie and I feel perfectly ok with it. As a doula and as a lactation counselor, I have seen many clients struggle with finding their strong parental voice when it comes to extended family. I can appreciate the sticky spot they feel they are in. When you are becoming a new parent you want your own parents and siblings to feel included. People are excited to be involved in many aspects of the new family’s journey and the new parents want to share their joy.
Sometimes however, new parents begin to receive unwanted advice. Read More “I Teach My Clients to Lie!”