Hyperemesis Gravidarum, often abbreviated as HG, is a severe and persistent form of morning sickness that affects a small percentage of pregnant people. Unlike typical morning sickness, HG goes beyond the occasional queasiness and can lead to extreme nausea, vomiting, dehydration, and weight loss.
Black maternal mortality is not just a statistic; it’s a pressing issue that requires our understanding, empathy, and advocacy. During Black History Month, we want to bring awareness to this topic and discuss how we, as doulas, can contribute to being part of this change.
In the realm of birthing support, the role of a doula is undeniably profound. As someone who has been fortunate enough to experience the incredible synergy of working in a doula partnership, I can’t help but share the reasons why this collaborative approach adds an extra layer of magic to the birthing process. In this blog post, let’s delve into the beauty of doula partnerships and explore why working hand-in-hand with another doula can make a world of difference.
Do you feel alone in your journey to conceive? Are you frustrated with all the overwhelming statistics about birthing in a larger body? Have you doubted if you even want to get pregnant in the body you have now?
Today, we embark on a journey to understand the transformative impact of doula care on breastfeeding success and support. In a society that is gradually recognizing and embracing diverse family structures, the role of doulas has become increasingly crucial in providing nurturing support during the beautiful journey of breastfeeding also called chestfeeding to use more inclusive language.