Rafe’s Home-Birth Story

Birth stories are a funny thing. So much emotion is felt during labor and immediately after birth, that it can be hard to even find the words to describe it. Giving birth is this amazing miracle that changes you in every way possible. Simple words just can’t do it justice. April 20th was a Friday. … Continue reading Rafe’s Home-Birth Story

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A Doula’s Role from a Husband’s Perspective

One question I am usually asked by a couple is: "Will having a doula benefit my husband/partner? Is there a need for a doula since I will have my husband there to support me?" It can be hard for me to articulately answer this question, as I have never been in that role before. I … Continue reading A Doula’s Role from a Husband’s Perspective

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