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7 Doula Scenes in Orange Is The New Black

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or at least scenes that show how doulas work In season 4: E11 of Orange Is The New Black there are many moments that can illustrate how a doula works. Now I’ll do my best to keep the secrets of

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SUP and Childbirth

I didn't choose my board; like we don't choose our bodies.  We just gotta go with what we have.

Yep, I am making that comparison.  S.U.P or Stand Up Paddle Boarding can be like labor and childbirth. A few weeks ago I did it.  I joined one of my life mentors, Lisa Marie Jenkins and a group of about

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The Language of a Doula

As a doula, my role is to provide clients with physical and emotional support during labor and childbirth.  But how does a doula work with clients when they speak a different language?  The first time for me to do this

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Midwife vs. Doula

What is the difference between a Midwife and a Doula? Once a month, I teach a class called “I’m Pregnant, Now What?!”  In every class session one of my first questions to those in attendance is “What questions do you

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What Happens in Labor and Childbirth

Stages and Phases of Labor and Childbirth From Start to Finish

In an effort to help you stay informed and “in the know” when talking, or even listening to others talk, about labor and birth, here’s my breakdown of the stages and phases of labor and childbirth… First Stage: when the

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Birth Preparation Classes: Which One to Pick?!

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Birth preparation classes come in many forms.  Here we will review some of the most popular in the country.  There are classes unique to your region developed by birth professionals. Bradley Method This is the most in-depth course. The length

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