Share this postA Call for “Full Spectrum” Doulas By Maryann Colella On January 24th, 2014 I walked into a room of 25 awesome ladies and 2 trainers from the Bay Area Doula Project. We would spend the next two days
Share this post Benefits of Exercise during Pregnancy By Jessica Walker Being pregnant takes its toll on you. Fatigue, nausea, exhaustion, and that’s just to name a few. It’s no wonder, though, with all that’s happening to your body.
Share this post Benefits of Breastfeeding By Elisabeth Williams Breastfeeding is the traditional means of providing nourishment to infants, but with the advent of formulas designed to mimic breast milk, is formula just as good? Does it really
Share this post Breastfeeding Rates in the United States of America: Our Largest Public Health Issue By- Holley Freeman Breastfeeding is the normative standard for mammals, including we humans. Breastfeeding is not “better than” anything else- it just is.
Share this post The benefits of Shantala Abstract Shantala massage is a highly respected ancient Indian massage technique, defined by its simplicity, enchanting rhythmic movements, and positive benefits for babies and children. It is a form of full body
Share this post Preparing for Birth and Postpartum For a mother nearing birth things are busy. Nesting, work, planning, and of course packing for your birth all take time and lots of effort. Whether you have either a vaginal delivery
Share this postEvery May is International Doula Month. It is a time to celebrate the dedication it takes to be a doula and a postpartum doula, and the significant benefits these professions offer women. Doulas and postpartum doulas make a
Share this postNo One Knows, But They Don’t Let You Know “Optimism is faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.” Helen Keller wisely stated. We often know we must have confidence in
Share this postBeautiful Beginnings Doula & Lactation Services Making the Most Out of the First Days at Home The first few days after the birth of a baby is some of the most exciting days a mother can have.
Share this postWhy Use a Doula Individualized and attentive care during pregnancy, labor, and childbirth can help a new or seasoned mother feel more confident in her ability to birth and in her ability to subsequently mother. For centuries,