Don’t Let Go

As I am laying in bed next to my 3-year old so that he will fall asleep I cant help but miss the days when he was an infant and wanted to cuddle with me all of the time. I reflect on how my baby boy isn’t a baby anymore and is growing up. As I start to maneuver my arm off of him and attempt my way out of the bed, a hand reaches over and grabs my arm and he says, “Mommy, don’t...
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If The Following Are True, A Doula Is For You

A Doula is a beneficial addition to your birth team if any of the following things are true about yourself:   Birthing in a hospital, at a birth center, or at your home Your care provider is a Obstetrician or Midwife Planning a vaginal delivery or a cesarean section Wanting an unmedicated birth or planning to use an epidural Trying for a VBAC, anticip...
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Imagine a Day

  Take a minute and imagine having your very own Postpartum Doula for a day. You are meant to be a mom.  There are often times as a new mom that leave you feeling like you were not meant to do this. It is too hard.  Your body is sore, you need your sleep, and you just don’t know how you are going to get through the day.  Every time you try to use the bathroom, sit do...
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Choosing the Perfect Pediatrician

Prior to becoming a parent, one of the important decisions you will need to make, is to choose a pediatrician.  Upon first thought, you may think this is going to be an easy task, right?  Thanks to the internet you can look up local pediatricians in our area and find quite a lengthy list of options to choose from.  And if you ask on local Facebook moms groups for a pediatri...
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Newborns and Napping

Guest Post: Melissa Perry from The Cradle Coach Even if you aren’t a routine oriented person by nature, the ability to teach your baby certain habits is crucial in working to establish good sleeping patterns. Babies thrive on routine. The reason for this: your child will learn and know what is expected from them, giving them a sense of security, and create an easier ability ...
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