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When Your Doula Arrives

Posted on: December 7, 2016 | Doula Life

A familiar face and an organized plan is a breath of fresh air to any new mother. Whether you’re expecting your labor doula to arrive when you are in labor, or waiting for your postpartum doula to ring your doorbell when you are bringing home baby for the first time, it is a huge relief for new …

Questions to NEVER Ask Your Doula

Posted on: November 9, 2016 | Doula Life

Having a baby is typically accompanied by a fair share of questions and uncertainties. Even if you’ve been down this road before, you might be feeling a little hopeless as your due date approaches. You may be worried or even anxious about bringing a new little one home. Even with tons …

When Depression Sets In….

Posted on: October 22, 2013 | Depression, Doula Life, Musing

I can do it, and you can too! Here’s why! If you put your mind to something, you can achieve it.  It’s that simple.  It may not be perfect, but if you believe it’s possible, it is.  Don’t let depression win. I’ve been really struggling with my depression for a …

The Baby I Lost

Posted on: July 30, 2013 | Depression, Doula Life, Pregnancy

I’m ready! I just want to have a baby. I know we can handle it. We have so much love between us, it seems wrong NOT to share it with a baby! It took some convincing on my part because Jerry Patterson wasn’t so sure we were ready (he’s always been …

Taking A Leap Of Faith – Fighting Depression

Posted on: March 15, 2013 | Depression, Doula Life

I apologize for the delay in writing this. As I am sure you can imagine, it took me some time to process the incredible outpouring of love and support that I received regarding my depression after Randy’s blog post I would like to try to describe to you my feelings in …

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