What is a Haakaa Breast pump?

What is a Haakaa Breast pump?

The Haakaa is one of my favorite tools for parents who are breastfeeding and/or pumping milk for their babies. It was a lifesaver for me with my own postpartum journey in 2020. As a birth worker I use the Haakaa when away at long births! 

3 Placenta Traditions

3 Placenta Traditions

3 Placenta Traditions to honor your placenta The placenta is an incredible organ that your body develops specifically for your baby! It acts like a pair of lungs, a heart, and kidneys for your baby while you are pregnant, filtering toxins away and sending nutrients 

3 Things to help you have a positive birth

3 Things to help you have a positive birth

Are you looking for things that you can do in order to have a more empowered and positive birth experience? Here are 𝗧𝗵𝗿𝗲𝗲 fantastic things that I recommend as a birth doula to help you have a more empowered, positive labor and birth journey!⁠   

Is it Pregnancy Brain or a Lack of Choline?

Is it Pregnancy Brain or a Lack of Choline?

What is Choline? Feeling that pregnancy or ‘mom/parent brain’ extra hard recently? You could be lacking choline in your diet! Choline is a nutrient that is found in many foods. Your brain and nervous system need it to regulate memory, mood, muscle control, and other 

What are the Risks of Placenta Encapsulation?

What are the Risks of Placenta Encapsulation?

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 

5 Reasons Child Birth Classes are a Game Changer

5 Reasons Child Birth Classes are a Game Changer

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pinterest Child birth classes are an amazing way to become informed about your options during birth as well as the physiological process of birth. When we understand what is happening to our body when 

What are the benefits of Placenta Encapsulation?

What are the benefits of Placenta Encapsulation?

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 

Benefits of N.O.R.A. Pregnancy Tea

Benefits of N.O.R.A. Pregnancy Tea

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pinterest What is NORA Pregnancy Tea? So what is N.O.R.A tea? N.O.R.A. stands for nettles, oat straw, red raspberry leaf, and alfalfa. This fantastic pregnancy tea (any time of life tea really) is a 

5 Guidelines for Safe Baby Wearing

5 Guidelines for Safe Baby Wearing

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pinterest What are the guidelines for safe baby wearing? You have probably heard several different rules about how to baby wear properly. It may seem like a lot to keep track of, especially if 

Newborn Hunger Cues, One helpful way to prevent crying

Newborn Hunger Cues, One helpful way to prevent crying

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pinterest Crying is a form of communication I think one important thing to remember when you are in the thick of the fourth trimester, or parenting in general, is that crying is a form