Blog Entries - 2019
Have you thought about taking a childbirth class? Wonder if its worth your time and money? Think it will be boring or that you wouldnt learn anything?
Think about taking a class with Stork Helpers. We offer a variety of classes to choose from depending on your needs.
One of the common questions I hear from couples when thinking about a douls is whether Dad will be left out. That if I am there supporting mom, dad will be pushed back to the side. However, that couldn't be further from the truth. Doulas are for dads just as they are for mom. Doula’s do not replace any person in your family, doulas are a member of your support team. Read on to learn how doula's and dads work together.
Tamara is a wonderful person and doula! She met with my husband and I twice before our daughter's birth to discuss what to expect and the birth experience we hoped to have. She's a great listener and caring person! She went above and beyond made a birth position handout for us in the event she wasn't able to make it for the birth (due to a scheduled vacation the week before our due date)!
Latching is a critical component to breastfeeding. If your baby is not properly latched on to your breast, feedings could be painful. There are specific techniques when latching your baby to your breast. Read on to learn more tips for a proper latch.
Labor can be a long and exhausting period for many Mama’s and their partners. During that period of time as you wait for labor to progress, it is important that you remain as comfortable as possible. This will help in reducing your stress level as you move closer to the big moment. Below, I have listed some things that can help keep you comfortable during labor.
Have you been looking for a Childbirth Class that is fun and informative at the same time? Join us at one of our upcoming 3 Week Classes or faster paced one day class and join in all the fun for yourself!
Tamara has developed a class combining her twenty years of being a Mama with her experience as a doula and childbirth educator.