Pregnancy and the Common Cold-How to Find Relief

It's the middle of winter, and at least in my area of the country cold and flu season has officially begun. I have had many colds while pregnant and wanted to share some of my go-to natural remedies for the common cold while pregnant. 1. Honey Honey is great for soothing a sore throat. It … Continue reading Pregnancy and the Common Cold-How to Find Relief

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5 Things I Do as a Doula

A few days ago I wrote a post on what a doula doesn't do. Today, I'd like to talk to you about what a doula does do. The word "doula" is Greek for servant. And that's exactly what a doula is to the family she's supporting. 1. I will help you make educated and informed … Continue reading 5 Things I Do as a Doula

You Don’t NEED a Doula–But Here’s 5 Reasons Why You Will Want to Hire One Anyway

A doula is not a necessity during birth. The baby is going to come, regardless of who is in the room (or even regardless of where you are!). I wish I could say that you absolutely NEED to hire a doula to be with you during labor, but it's just not true. However, there are … Continue reading You Don’t NEED a Doula–But Here’s 5 Reasons Why You Will Want to Hire One Anyway