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Posted on October 10th, 2013 by
We as doulas are often asked many of the same initial questions. So, I thought we could answer some of those questions up front for you. But I wanted to give everyone a better understanding. Just as each mother is similar but unique, so is a doula. These answers are from two separate doulas (not me)...
Posted on February 28th, 2013 by
Long ago, in times that were almost lost to American culture, midwives attended the majority of births and cared for the mother and baby during the process. Also known as baby catchers, midwives are slowly making their way back into popularity in the United States as more women are choosing to birth...
Posted on January 23rd, 2013 by
Whether you are interested in hiring a midwife for the delivery of your child or considering becoming a midwife, it’s important to know the difference between the various kinds of midwives. The difference between a certified professional midwife and a certified nurse midwife is by degrees—as in, co...
Posted on January 23rd, 2013 by
by Paula Tipton-Healy, L.M., C.P.M., Homeopathic Consultant When I became a midwife I was often confronted with maternal or neonatal conditions for which I had few safe or effective treatments to offer. Conditions such as nausea, varicose veins, and colic are common fare for the midwife, but how to...
Posted on January 23rd, 2013 by
If you are expecting a baby then you probably have a lot on your mind. While it is the most natural thing in the world, having a baby has become an industry of products and recommendations; and you may be feeling a little overwhelmed with all the choices. Unfortunately, no one can make those choices...