What are the Risks of Placenta Encapsulation?

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Just like any other choice for pregnancy, birth, and postpartum, it is important to be informed on both the potential benefits and risks of that choice. There are a few factors like using tobacco that could potentially make your placenta have more toxic heavy metals present. Read more about the potential risks of placenta encapsulation […]

What are the benefits of Placenta Encapsulation?

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What exactly are the benefits of placenta encapsulation? You may have spoken with a friend or family member who has taken advantage of placenta encapsulation and said it was incredibly beneficial for them. I have had several doula clients who have said they felt their placenta pills made a world of a difference in their […]

What is Doula Match?

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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 interested in seeing if I am the doula for you, […]

Is a Doula a Birth Coach?

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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?”.  This blog post aims to answer that question for you! What is […]

5 Questions to Ask a Doula Before Hiring

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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 over zoom/facetime.  You could also meet a doula at a […]

When do you Hire a Doula?

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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 scientifically shown to increase birth outcomes for birthing persons and […]

How to Find a Doula Near Me

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How can I find a Doula Near Me? Adding a doula to your birth team can be a game-changer when it comes to planning for your birth experience. Sometimes, obstacles can occur in pregnancy and birth that are out of anyone’s hands that call for an intervention that you may have wanted to avoid. Even […]

What is the Difference Between Doulas and Midwives?

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What is the Difference Between Doulas and Midwives?   Oftentimes, when I tell someone that I am a doula they confuse the term for midwife and ask if I catch babies for a living. While I would like to one day be a midwife, the two occupations are very different. Let me explain the differences! […]

What is Delayed Cord Clamping?

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What is Delayed Cord Clamping?  When a baby is born, they only have a partial amount of their blood supply. Having a reduced amount of blood helps make a baby’s birth an easier process because less blood means a little baby to be born! Amazingly, after a baby is born & is meeting their parent(s) […]

What is a Postpartum Doula?

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What is a postpartum Doula? First off, What is a Postpartum Doula and what do we do? A postpartum doula is a trained professional who assists families in their postpartum transition period.  I respect that my role as a postpartum doula is influential can influence a families beginnings. My goal is to leave families feeling […]