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Testimonial: Kelly's Story

Kelly talks about her experience using Stork Helpers for the birth of their second child.   Kelly tells why having a birth doula present for her childbirth experience was important for her.  

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Postpartum and Mental Health

A lot happens after baby comes and your needs can get lost in the process as all the focus starts to be on the baby.  Don't feel bad if you need time for yourself - having a baby is a huge change in your life. Your health and happiness are just as important as your baby's.

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Decisions in Labor

May 3, 2020  |  baby, birth doula, childbirth, labor

Nurses and doctors are in out.  Cords are all over the place keeping an eye on you and baby making their sounds.    Lots of questions are occuring and decisions need to be during various parts of your labor.  Sometimes all of this can be a little overwhelming and you are not sure what to do.

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Apgar Score

April 26, 2020  |  apgar score

The Apgar score is a test given to baby's soon after birth. This test checks a baby's heart rate, muscle tone, and other signs to see if extra medical or emergency care is needed.

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Testimonial: Courtney's Birth

April 19, 2020

I had a wonderful birthing experience thanks to Tamara! She is very knowledgeable and passionate as she loves what she does! She also provided extra support during the first few weeks after I delivered. My partner and I decided to hire Tamara as a doula after taking her birthing classes.

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Your Newborn Babies Appearance

Coming into this world from the womb is a transition for all babies can be handled different.   Some cry loudly while others just look around quietly trying to figure out what is going on. Your newborn might look a little different than you first expect - they are wet, wrinkled and curled up when they first arrive.  

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