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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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5 Love Languages of Pregnancy

February 2, 2020  |  birth, doula, husband, pregnancy

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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Testimonial: Chelsea's Birth

Tamara is the absolute best Doula to hire! We were referred to her by a friend who had delivered with her, but I had no idea the extent of love she would graciously share with us on our birth day.

Our little one decided to arrive 4 weeks early. Tamara stayed with us every step of the way. Communicating during early labor and joining us at the hospital in the middle of the night when active labor started.

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Dads and Doulas

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.

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Testimonial: Angie's Birth

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)!

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Comfort in Labor

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.

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