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How to Have a Healthy Pregnancy: Nutrition

Of course you want a healthy baby, so naturally, your best bet is to start with a healthy mother. Good nutrition is vital before and during pregnancy to ensure the best possible odds for your baby. Here are some tips to help you make good nutritional choices for you...

Introducing Rebecca Christy

Rebecca Christy believes women who direct their own birth experiences are more likely to have positive birth experiences – and she can help them accomplish both. “No matter the type of birth, a doula can help you and your partner be actively involved in the...

Introducing Kristin Hanna

Kristin Hanna loves the active work of supporting and encouraging moms during labor and birth. Kristin is a birth doula, trained through DONA International, a worldwide doula association. She also is trained to assist in establishing breastfeeding. Since 2016, Kristin...

Introducing Becky Harms

Becky Harms wants to empower women by giving them the information she wishes she’d had when she gave birth to her own children. Becky is a birth doula and also is trained in life support and CPR. Her path to becoming a doula started in nursing school. Then after her...

Susan Breisch, Care for Mom’s founding doula

Susan Breisch, Care for Mom’s founding doula, is committed to helping women achieve the birth experiences they want. Her training and experience have equipped her for teaching childbirth education, and for providing both labor and postpartum support to mothers and...

Introducing Nancy Heath

Nancy Heath has extensive training in massage therapy for both expectant mothers and infants. She uses her joint training as a doula and a massage therapist to keep her clients comfortable through pregnancy, labor, and birth. “I help clients take back the birth...

It’s World Doula Week–So what is a doula?

Sometimes we forget that not everyone uses the language of childbirth as regularly as we do. It’s one thing to hear the word “doula” – it’s another entirely to understand the role she might play in your labor, delivery, and recovery. A birth doula, or childbirth...