Essential Oils for Labor and Delivery

Essential Oils for labor and delivery

How do you use essential oils for labor and delivery? Essential oils are one of my most used tools in my doula bag when I am supporting doula families at births. There are so many ways to use essential oils in a labor and delivery room, birth center, or home birth setting. In this blog, […]

4 Ways to Stop Pregnancy Heartburn

Papaya Enzymes for Pregnancy Heartburn

Battling that awful pregnancy heartburn? I have had heartburn and acid reflux in every one of my pregnancies, so I can completely relate. When I was pregnant with my second baby, I would get heartburn so badly it made me cry, even after all the tums!  In this blog, I want to share with you […]

OKC Doula Hospital Review: OU Children’s Hospital

OU Children's Hospital

Are you planning a hospital birth in Oklahoma City or Edmond? As a Doula, I spend a lot of time at central Oklahoma hospitals supporting families during their labor, birth, and postpartum journeys. After providing doula support for almost five years in Oklahoma, I wanted to share some insights about our local hospital birth centers […]

Can you take elderberry while pregnant?

Can you take elderberry while pregnant?

Elderberry syrup is massively popular right now as a supplement to boost the immune system and fight colds or the flu. Yet, can you take elderberry while pregnant?​ Does it have any benefits for those who are pregnant?  What is Elderberry? The vitamin C packed elderberries come from the deciduous Elder tree that can be […]

What is a Haakaa Breast pump?

what is the 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! I want to share with all of you what an […]

3 Placenta Traditions

Placenta traditions bury your placenta

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 to your little one. Some families feel that because of […]

3 Things to help you have a positive birth

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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!⁠   1. A trusted care provider Who your care provider is […]

Is it Pregnancy Brain or a Lack of Choline?

choline in pregnancy

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 functions.  It is considered an essential brain building nutrient for […]

What are the Risks of Placenta Encapsulation?

placenta encapsulation OKC doula

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 […]

5 Reasons Child Birth Classes are a Game Changer

Child Birth Classes edmond

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 birthing a baby, we are less likely to feel fearful. This prevention of fear can keep you from entering the ‘Fear Pain […]