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What You Should Know About Group B Strep

Posted on: February 16, 2016 | Client Corner, Pregnancy

What is Group B Strep?  Group B Streptococcus (GBS)  is bacteria that can be present in the intestines, vagina and/or rectum. About 25% of all healthy adult women carry this bacteria. During pregnancy, GBS can cause urinary tract infections which can sometimes lead to preterm labor. Because it is possible to pass this infection to the baby during delivery, routine prenatal care …

A Woman’s Journey

Posted on: October 29, 2013 | Client Corner

They tell you you’ve become a woman when you’re thirteen. You don’t become a woman when you’re thirteen; you don’t become a woman once; you become a woman a thousand times, with every test you pass (or fail), every challenge you overcome with feminine wile, every obstacle you conquer with …

They’ll Never Remember, And I’ll Never Forget

Posted on: June 19, 2013 | Client Corner

“Time may change me. But I can’t trace time.”- Changes- S. Pitts & D. Bowie At dinner today, (Mexican take-out- I don’t cook on Thursdays) Drew asked for “rice” and said “ah- done” when he was finished.  He said “nigh nigh” at bedtime and asked for a clean “butt” and …

Why We Doula

Posted on: June 6, 2013 | Client Corner, Doula Life

Being a doula takes it’s toll. We work long hours, without notice and must give 110% of ourselves regardless of what is happening personally, when we are needed. It is sometimes frustrating, usually exhausting and ALWAYS rewarding! This letter from a recent client will help you understand… Why We Doula.  …