Nonbinary and Trans Parents: Chestfeeding with Confidence

Nonbinary and Trans Parents: Chestfeeding with Confidence

As doulas, one of our goals is to support and empower all parents through their journey of bringing new life into the world. Today, we will talk about chestfeeding for trans and nonbinary parents. Chestfeeding is a term that acknowledges the diverse experiences of those who feed their babies from their body, and it’s crucial that we create spaces where every parent feels seen, respected, and supported.

Happy Pride Month from Your Doulas!

Happy Pride Month from Your Doulas!

Happy Pride Month! I was having a consultation recently and divulged that I am a late in life lesbian and they said, “you know what? It’s better late than never!” And I agree!

Doulas Love Nurses

Doulas Love Nurses

Labor and Delivery Nurses and Postpartum Nurses are incredible advocates for birthing and postpartum families. In the realm of maternal and newborn care, nurses play a pivotal role in ensuring the well-being of both parents and baby. When we attend births as doula, we spend a significant amount of time collaborating with nurses to support our birthing families.

Adolescents: Let’s Challenge Weight Loss Motivations Assumptions

Adolescents: Let’s Challenge Weight Loss Motivations Assumptions

In a society obsessed with body image and thinness, adolescents are often bombarded with messages that equate fatness with unhealthiness and unworthiness. The pervasive belief that intentional weight loss is necessary for health perpetuates harmful stereotypes and stigmatization against those living in larger bodies, even amongst children and teens.

Unmedicated vs. Medicated Birth: Navigating Birth Choices

Unmedicated vs. Medicated Birth: Navigating Birth Choices

Bringing a new life into the world is a transformative experience, one that comes with a multitude of decisions to be made. Among these decisions, perhaps one that comes with the most opinions is the choice between an unmedicated or medicated birth.

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