17 Ways To Practice Postpartum Self-Care

17 Ways To Practice Postpartum Self-Care

So, you just gave birth. Life is…intense. Of course you love your new baby, but the postpartum grind can be as crazy as it is wonderful (maybe even more crazy than it is wonderful, let’s be honest). From the hormones to the leaking milk to the baby who...
TENS: The Forgotten Labor Comfort Tool

TENS: The Forgotten Labor Comfort Tool

A few weeks ago, I was lucky enough to attend a TENS unit training with Penny Bussell Stansfield, a DONA doula trainer. But what is TENS, you ask, and why are you writing about it on a doula blog? Well, TENS stands for transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation....

Birth & Pregnancy Podcasts: Another Way To Learn & Prepare

I’ve never really been much of a podcast person. I guess I often feel like if I’m going to listen to something, I want it to be music. But recently, I (like almost everyone else I know) got sucked into the super addictive Serial podcast, which led me to be...