Welcome Baby M.!

Baby Girl M. was born at Nativiti Birth Center after a non-interventive labor, and it was a lovely labor and birth as Mama was able to...

Welcome Baby Q.!

The birth of Baby Q. was long-anticipated by Mom and Dad.  I was hired early on in Mom’s pregnancy so that she could prepare herself in...

Should A Doula Write Birth Stories?

Eek, has it really been over 2 months since my last post?  How embarrassing!  Truth be told, in addition to gestating my own child,...

Welcome Baby D.!

Early morning on Tuesday August 6, I started getting some texts from Dad suggesting that Mom was in early labor.  Those early morning...

Welcome Baby A.!

The birth of Baby A. was beautiful and peaceful.  Mom and I have been friends for several years, and when she asked me be her doula at...

Welcome Baby D.!

Well this birth story is a little overdue, but it’s one that I wanted to share anyways because of the awesomeness of it!  Mama had been...

My VBAC: A Guest Post

This guest post is written by a former client who wanted to share her VBAC success story!  She delivered at St. Luke’s Hospital in The...

Welcome Baby M.!

The day before Easter is, in my extended family, crawfish boil day!  We celebrate being together and this year we were also celebrating...

Welcome Baby M.!

Last week I attended my 20th birth as a doula, and it was one of the most moving and memorable births in my experience.   This mama hired...

Welcome Baby N.!

I awoke in the wee hours of the morning on Wednesday, February 13 with a text from a mama letting me know that she was contracting...

Welcome Baby N.!

On Sunday, February 10, I got a text from another client saying her contractions had started and were slowly building in intensity...

Welcome Baby B.!

Friday, March 8 started out like any other day for me, until I got a text from a mama saying her water had broken.  This was not the mama...

Welcome Baby C.!

It’s always nice to get a call in the early morning instead of in the middle of the night, and this day was no exception! Mom called to...

Writing a Birth Story

Birth stories are common to find online these days, usually written by a Mom who has recently had a baby and wants to share her...

Welcome Baby T.!

Right after midnight on September 24, early Monday morning, I received a text from a client telling me she was feeling a little off and...

Welcome Baby P.!

I’m a little behind on sharing the birth story of Baby P.!  She was born on the morning of Friday, August 31, giving her Mommy just...

Welcome Baby J.!

The birth I attended on Sunday, July 1 was a one-of-a-kind birth!  Mom, Dad, and I agreed ahead of time that her birth would most likely...

Welcome Baby M.!

Early in the morning on the fourth of May, a precious new red-headed girl was born to her strong, amazing mother! One of my favorite...

Welcome Baby J.!

Very early last Friday morning, around 2 am, I got the call!  And a call at 2 am only means one thing at my house! My client called to...

Welcome Baby C.!

On Wednesday, March 14, I got “the call” a few days later than Mom had hoped it would be!  I had a secret hunch that it would be that day...