You are Mother. You are Fierce.

As a doula, I have frequent opportunities to witness mothers doing their thing, being in the place where only they can go, where they are simultaneously most vulnerable and powerful.  I know that mothers are so very strong, often much stronger than they themselves...

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Why this doula hired a doula

I hired a doula for the births of both of my children.  While I didn't start my own doula training until after my 2nd baby was born, I would absolutely hire a doula if I were to have another.  While I know birth, trust birth, and have a wealth of tools and ideas for...

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5 Birth Plan Essentials

This is a post in my series on Owning your Birth.  It is my strong belief that your birth experience profoundly impacts your early days with your new child.  The way you feel while birthing your baby can inform how you feel about yourself as a person, mother, and...

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Tips for communicating with your birth partner

This is a post in my series on Owning your Birth.  It is my strong belief that your birth experience profoundly impacts your early days with your new child.  The way you feel while birthing your baby can inform how you feel about yourself as a person, mother, and...

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Childbirth Education on the Seacoast

This is a post in my series on Owning your Birth.  It is my strong belief that your birth experience profoundly impacts your early days with your new child.  The way you feel while birthing your baby can inform how you feel about yourself as a person, mother, and...

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Cesarean and VBAC Support for the Seacoast

If you've had a cesarean you understand the challenges associated with recovery. You also may be dealing with a different birth experience than you had expected. If you're hoping to have a VBAC for a subsequent pregnancy, you intimately understand the challenges...

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Optimal Fetal Positioning for an Easier Birth

This is a post in my series on owning your birth.  It is my strong belief that your birth experience profoundly impacts your early days with your new child. The way you feel while birthing your baby can inform how you feel about yourself as a person, mother, and...

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