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Last month I shared about being a birth doula. This month I’m sharing what it’s like to be a postpartum doula. While both birth and postpartum doula work focusing on serving the mother, the details of the job can be quite different. According to Cappa.net: The Postpartum Doula works with families in the postpartum period; […]
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to see “behind the scenes” of a birth doula? Birth doulas provide emotional, physical, and informational support to mothers and their support people during pregnancy, during birth, and shortly after birth as well. I have been a doula for over 6 years now and thought I’d […]
Now that you have considered where you are going to have your baby and who your care provider will be, it’s important to think about who you will have by your side when you bring this amazing blessing into the world. Who you choose to have in your “birth space” is critical, and I can’t […]
August 1-7 is World Breastfeeding Week; and Des Moines Moms Blog is joining people in more than 170 countries in the celebration. We are pleased to bring you a series of posts this week on the topic of breastfeeding, each one coming from a different perspective. If you are just tuning in, be sure to check […]
Today’s post is sponsored by the Central Iowa Doula Association. We are honored to have such an amazing group of women in our community! These ladies have a heart for our community and we can’t wait for you to learn more about this wonderful organization. They’re even offering a GIVEAWAY today as a way to […]