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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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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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Spinning Babies

A few months ago, I was given the opportunity to attending a Spinning Babies Workshop.   The class took place over a weekend and was filled with moms to be, doulas, midwives and chiropractors.  All of there to learn morea bout how to help Mama and baby achieve the gentlest, most natural birth possible.

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Bereavement Doula

Last year, I spent the weekend in northern Ohio at a training workshop.  The training was not something that I wanted to do, as I knew it would be highly emotional.   But I knew it was something that I HAD to do.   Birth is not routine, every birth is different and not all births have the outcome that any one wants.    The seminar was a training on how to be a Bereavement Doula.   A doula for families dealing with the loss, whether unexpected or planned, or their baby.

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Labor Intervenions: Pain Relievers

The moment you have been waiting for is finally here! Know that you have plenty of options for how you will bring your baby into the world.  After you know your options, you can begin to create your preferences for birth.   

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5 Love Languages of Childbirth

Over the course of the month, I have been applying The 5 Love Languages written by Gary Chaplain to pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum.  This week, I am covering how you can apply these principles during childbirth.

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