Blog Entries - 'medicated 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.
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.
As you begin discussing how you envision labor and delivery to go, one of the biggest decisions about labor will be if you decide to have an epidural. If you’re considering an epidural for pain management during labor, you’re not alone—over 60% of women in the U.S. choose to receive this type of pain relief. Before you decide, know the risks.
Birth Doula. Birth Companion. Birth Coach. All are various descriptions that are commonly used to describe a doula. The word doula is a Greek word meaning “woman's servant.” Women have been serving others in childbirth for centuries and have proven that support from women has a positive impact on labor. Find out why a doula is a key person to have in your delivery room.
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.