Posts in Doula
Kick Counts- Why Baby's Movement Matters.

Some facts on kick counts and why they are important to start performing once you hit the 3rd trimester. Directions on how to perform kick counts and how often. Also- some resources to make counting kicks easier!

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Contractions Might Not Hurt, But These Might.

Has anyone ever told you about the things BESIDES contractions that might be a tad uncomfortable or hurt during labor? We have all heard about labor pains, but I don’t think LABOR AND DELIVERY pains are talked about often.

Here are 5 things to prep yourself for, and a few tips for handling them!

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Guest Blog: How to Maintain a Resilient Relationship After Having a Baby

It’s not uncommon for couples to face a few relationship issues after the birth of a baby. The exhaustion, worry, and frustration that accompany parenthood can really put a strain on a relationship, no matter how well-prepared a couple may be for this life-changing event. With that in mind, here’s how to overcome your exhaustion and find time to connect with your partner as you adapt to your new role as a parent.

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How To Bed Rest Like A Boss

Did your doctor prescribe bed rest? Wondering how you will survive the upcoming weeks? Read on for tips and tricks from a doula in Jackson, Mississippi on how to bed rest like a boss.

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I Am Facing An Induction- How Can I Prepare?

Inductions are typically last minute and make even the most experienced mothers shake in their boots a bit. Moms groups on Facebook everywhere talk about inductions like they are literally a nightmare- every single one ending in a cesarean section or worse. Contrary to popular belief, the statistics actually show that the greater portion of inductions end in a successful vaginal delivery.

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The Case For Postpartum Follow-Up BEFORE 6 Weeks

The case for the 3-Week Postpartum Visit is a very obvious one for most people in birth work or maternal health. We are truly not sure who came up with the idea that sending women home for 6 weeks and praying for the best was the right way to go about things. In other countries, this is far from the norm- and interestingly enough, their outcomes are far better than ours! ACOG has recently announced their support of the 3-week Postpartum Visit, and here are some thoughts from us on the topic.

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Placenta Issues In Pregnancy

Placenta Previa, Abruption, Accreta, Percreta, and Increta. Some of the lesser known pregnancy complications that people need to know about. The placenta is often called the tree of life! Placenta Issues in pregnancy can cause serious complications for both mother and baby. All this and more covered here.

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Prenatal Vitamins- How Important Are They?

Prenatal Vitamins. Do they really matter? Which nutrients are most important for a healthy pregnancy, mom and baby? Here’s some evidence to check out to help you make the best decision for you to have the safest pregnancy possible.

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My Baby is Butt or Feet First- Breech Babies. The Real Deal.

My baby is breech. What do I do? Frank Breech, Footling Breech and what your options are.

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