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Does Pregnancy Make You Horny?

Posted on: December 2, 2013 | Pregnancy

Are you a get on me or a get off me kinda girl during pregnancy? Is that too bold of a question? Ahh… what’s the big deal? Let’s talk about it! We all have the same parts and the same hormones, right? So let’s normalize this whole thing by talking …


Can My Husband Be My Doula?

Posted on: September 19, 2013 | Doula Life, Labor and Birth, Pregnancy

Can my husband be my doula

We are often asked the question, “Can my husband be my doula?” And while we would like to be agreeable… The short answer is… NO! Your husband can only be your doula if he IS in fact a doula and even then, being the doula to someone you are emotionally …


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 …


Tips for Not Baking When There’s a Bun in the Oven

Posted on: April 26, 2013 | Pregnancy

As temperatures break the 90s, there’s no denying that summeris definitely here to stay. If you’ve got a bun in the oven, you might feel like you’re in the oven yourself as it becomes more difficult to stay comfortable. Being pregnant in the summer isn’t for the faint of heart, but when you …


How to find a labor doula

Posted on: January 23, 2013 | Labor and Birth, Pregnancy

How do I choose the right doula? *Is she certified? To become a certified Labor Doula is fairly simple:The requirements are that you attend an intensive 3-5 day workshop.Complete a short reading list (6-10 books)Write several essays.Attend 3 births where you are evaluated by the mother, nurse and provider. *Is …


Making Postpartum Choices

Posted on: January 17, 2013 | Breastfeeding, Parenting Philosophy, Postpartum, Pregnancy

Postpartum Help… Do I Need It?   Understanding what your postpartum needs will be while you are pregnant, can be a very tricky thing. You haven’t even given birth to this baby yet, so how will you know your needs. You might be asking yourself…. Who will help me? Will …


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