My Journey Through Postpartum Depression

My Journey Through Postpartum Depression

As I sit down to write this, I find myself engulfed in a whirlwind of emotions, memories, and experiences that I never imagined I would face. Postpartum depression (PPD) isn’t just a term I read about in a medical journal or heard about from my clients; it’s a reality I lived through, one that changed me in ways I never anticipated. And as I reflect on my journey, I can’t help but acknowledge the significance of this moment: Mental Health Awareness Month.

Are Doulas “Evidence-Based”?

Are Doulas “Evidence-Based”?

If you are thinking about hiring a doula, you may wonder if doula care is evidence-based. Is there any proof that doulas are helpful in labor and birth?

Bond with Your Baby During Postpartum Depression

Bond with Your Baby During Postpartum Depression

In this blog post, we’re going to explore the hardships of not feeling immediately attached to your baby after birth and the complications that can arise, particularly in the form of postpartum depression (PPD). So, let’s open up a conversation filled with empathy, understanding, and support.

Doula Support Prioritizes Personal Birth Preferences

Doula Support Prioritizes Personal Birth Preferences

Have you ever wondered if you need to find a doula that has the same birth preferences that you do? One that would make the same decisions as you would, for example? Birth is a deeply personal experience, and it’s only natural for individuals to carry their own preferences and experiences into the birthing room.

Parents: How Doulas Support Non-Birthing Partners

Parents: How Doulas Support Non-Birthing Partners

Doulas’ main role is to support the birthing person. However, doulas can also play an instrumental role in supporting the non-birthing parent. Let’s explore the ways doulas shine in supporting non-birthing parents, creating an environment of understanding, empowerment, and shared joy.

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