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Settling in Once You Arrive At the Hospital in Labor

You park and finally make it to the labor and delivery room doors and you sit ( or stand if you’re laboring intensely) to check in! Maybe you have a Doula there helping you manage contractions while your partner checks you in and helps you answer the questions. She occasionally rubs your back or applies counter pressure to keep you comfortable while you manage between the excitement and questions.

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When do I Start Timing Contractions in Labor?

Timing contractions is basically a rite of passage for parents, it signals the official start of labor, and it means that in the next 4-20 hours you will be holding your baby in your arms, for the first time. ** Just a note, this post is geared towards first time parents, timing contractions for their first time ever**

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World Doula Week: Our Birth Doula Support

Happy World Doula Week 2019! Today we are going to talk a little bit about what Birth Doula Support is all about! Birth Doulas are an amazing, invaluable asset to families throughout their pregnancy, labor and delivery.

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Morning Sickness Hacks for Surviving the First Trimester

Well, first let’s get this cleared up, morning sickness is more like… all day… night time… anytime of day… sickness that some how ended up termed “ morning sickness”. 70-80% of expecting people experience morning sickness in their first trimester (first 12 weeks) of pregnancy!

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What are the Benefits of Birth Doula Support?

Professional Birth Doulas bring many benefits to families as they welcome their babies! When we discuss Doulas, in this context we mean trained, experienced Doulas who are hired by families to support their birth. Sometimes families members have their friends or family members as their “ doulas” when they are not trained, experienced support people. We wanted to make that distinction so that our post makes sense!

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