What is a Postpartum Doula?

What is a Postpartum Doula?

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 

Giving Birth to a ‘Big Baby’

Giving Birth to a ‘Big Baby’

HOW BIG ARE BIG BABIES? A big baby is defined or ‘Fetal macrosomia’ is defined as a birth weight that is more than 8lbs 13oz(1).  89.6% of babies are born weighing 8lbs 13oz or less. This means that Macrosomnia is somewhat uncommon yet it is 

Finding My Oklahoma Doula Community

Finding My Oklahoma Doula Community

A NEWCOMER TO THE OKC Doula Community When I first moved to Oklahoma City in 2017, I was working at Barnes & Noble. I really enjoyed my work there because I was able to meet people in my new city. One day, when I happened 

Let Me Show You: Stuffing Cloth Diapers

Let Me Show You: Stuffing Cloth Diapers

A little ‘fluff’ back story Seven years ago, I began my adventure in cloth diapers. I was living on Fort Polk and there was a pretty sizable group of ‘crunchy moms’ that I was able to connect with very early on in my motherhood journey. 

Attending a Coping With Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Group

Attending a Coping With Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Group

While attending the festival, PlayThink in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, I had the chance to go to a ​Wild Women Sisterhood ‘Coping With Pregnancy and Infant Loss’ Support Group.  I was interested to see what the class would entail as well as hoping that I could take 

The Nursing & Nourishing Pop-Up at Little Ark

The Nursing & Nourishing Pop-Up at Little Ark

May 11th, 2019 I had the chance along with a few of the Thrive Mama Collective members, to participate in the Nursing & Nourishing pop-up event hosted by The Little Ark in Nichols Hills. We set up a Thrive Mama table with products we carry 

OKC Mom’s Blog Event, Bloom 2019 Summary

OKC Mom’s Blog Event, Bloom 2019 Summary

Connecting New & Expecting Moms to Resources This morning, I had the opportunity to attend the OKC Mom’s Blog event, Bloom, with the Thrive Mama Collective! Bloom was held in order to connect Central Oklahoma moms & families to resources pertaining to pregnancy, birth, and 

Why is Iron Critical for Healthy Pregnancies?

Why is Iron Critical for Healthy Pregnancies?

Iron & the Human Body During pregnancy and breastfeeding, your body will require additional iron as well as other nutrients necessary for the creation of new cells. Amazingly, the human body increases its blood supply by 20-30% during pregnancy. In order to accomplish this dramatic 

Spring Doula Services Sale!

Spring Doula Services Sale!

Now until May 3rd, I am offering 15% off on my Birth and Postpartum doula services! Book A Consult today to take advantage of this wonderful spring time offer! I look forward to hearing from you. Book A Consult Today!

Birthing Around the World: A Series

Birthing Around the World: A Series

Learning about other countries cultures and customs has been a passion of mine since I was a young child. This love for learning about other countires inspired a new idea for the Jenni Jenkins Blog! I have created a new idea to connect my love