This is one of those topics that is so commonly asked in online mom forums, you can just begin to type the phrased question into the search bar of Google, and about a million various responses will pop up for you. So how do we sift through all that noise and give parents, and parents-to-be the actual nitty gritty, SIMPLE information on how to answer this question for themselves?
Well, we'll try our best to do that here. Without too much of a backstory, I had a difficult bre
What is a doula? DOULA : from the ancient greek “A woman who serves”.
DOULA : a woman experienced in childbirth who provides advice, information, emotional support, and physical comfort to a mother before, during, and just after childbirth. Today we use the word doula to refer to a person educated and experienced in supporting women in childbirth and parenting. Many doulas offer prenatal classes and breast feeding support. Some doulas specialize in postpartum care, and other
Dearest Aunt Flow: I’d like to take this opportunity to welcome you back into my life, and to thank you from the bottom of my heart for giving me so much time without having to worry about you. Almost 2 years!!! That’s gotta be some kind of record, I’m sure. Okay maybe it’s not, and maybe there’s a ton of other women who have gone longer than that without you in their lives while breastfeeding. But for me, with my own history of pregnancies and breastfeeding journeys, this is