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Kaleidoscope OKC LGBTQ Family Support Group

Kaleidoscope OKC LGBTQ Family Support Group

My experience as a member of an LGBTQ+ family This article was written for MetroFamily Magazine by Jenni Jenkins and was originally posted on the Metro Family Magazine website in April 2021. You can find the orginal on the MFM website Here When I was 

MY TOP 3 ONLINE CHILDBIRTH CLASSES ​

MY TOP 3 ONLINE CHILDBIRTH CLASSES ​

My Top 3 Online childBirth classes If you are an expecting parent you may already be familiar with the difficulty of finding in-person prenatal education classes like newborn care, breastfeeding, and birth classes. Some of my Oklahoma City community’s local educators have adapted by providing 

What is Doula Match?

What is Doula Match?

What is Doula Match & how can you use it? I am so glad you have found my website! Depending on where you are located, I may or may not be able to support your as your birth, bereavement, or postpartum doula. If you are 

Is a Doula a Birth Coach?

Is a Doula a Birth Coach?

Is a Doula a Birth Coach? As an Oklahoma City doula, I get a lot of questions from those unfamiliar with birth work about what exactly I do to help families. A pretty common questions is, “Is a doula like a birth coach?”.  What is 

The Origins of Baby Wearing

The Origins of Baby Wearing

The Origins of Baby Wearing    It is extremely important that we understand and honor the origins of the parenting tools we utilize as parents so that we do not appropriate cultures.        Humans have always kept their babies close rather than leaving 

Milk Moms OKC Breastfeeding Support Group

Milk Moms OKC Breastfeeding Support Group

Milk Moms OKC Breastfeeding Support Group Have you been looking for breastfeeding support in Oklahoma City during your and your little one’s breastfeeding journey? The Thrive Mama Collective’s Lactation support staff facilitates a breastfeeding support group called Milk Moms OKC. These meetings take place via 

Certifying as a Bereavement Doula with StillBirthDay University

Certifying as a Bereavement Doula with StillBirthDay University

Certifying as a Bereavement Doula with StillBirthDay University What is a Bereavement Doula? A Bereavement Doula is a doula who is professionally trained on how to support families experiencing loss regardless of what trimester their client is as well as a life-limiting diagnosis for the 

I’ve been Nominated for Best OKC Doula!

I’ve been Nominated for Best OKC Doula!

I have been Nominated for Best OKC Doula! Every year, Oklahoma City Mom asks Oklahoman families what their favorite and most recommended parenting-related services and professionals.  I feel so incredibly honored that for the Oklahoma City Mom’s awards for 2020, I was nominated in the 

5 Questions to Ask a Doula Before Hiring

5 Questions to Ask a Doula Before Hiring

5 Questions to Ask a Doula Before Hiring Curious about what Questions to ask a doula? Before you hire a doula, you should meet with them via a birth consultation so you can interview them. This can be done in person at their office or 

When do you Hire a Doula?

When do you Hire a Doula?

When do you hire a doula? What does a doula do? First off, let’s quickly review what a doula does for their clients so you can better understand when would be the best time to hire one onto your birth team. A doula’s support is