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The Birth Partners Role

Birth partners are important in helping labor go smoothly as they can provide both emotional and physical support.   While everyone that probably comes to your house or meets up with you from the time they find out Mama is pregnant until months after the new baby arrives only wants to know how Mama and baby are doing - your role is important. 

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Should You Have A Doula?

I've been asked by many families if you only have a doula for the first birth. The answer is No. There are so many reasons you can have a birth doula regardless of which pregnancy this might be for you.

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Testimonial: Elizabeth's Story

When we were expecting Rose we hired one of the most expensive but most experienced doulas because we really wanted a VBAC. As everyone knows Rose had other plans and ended up having to be a repeat C-section. 

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ciera birth story

Testimonial: Ciera's Story

Ciera was a warrior through her pregnancy and chidbirth and is such an amazing mom to her beautiful little girl.  If you have a moment, please watch Ciera's real and raw video about pregnancy and childbirth and all that comes with it - ups, downs and everything in between. 

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Stages of Labor

Labor is made of up of 4 stages.  Follow this guide so you can now what to expect.

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When Your Water Breaks

Thinking you won’t be prepared and this will happen at the worst possible time?   Don't worry, its less common that you think. Having your water break as the first sign of labor actually only happens 10% or less of the time. 

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