How to Choose a Doula

So you’ve heard about doulas and learned what we do and don’t do.  You’ve done some reading and realize that you want the birth of your...

A New Addition

I’m pregnant!  Yay!  My past clients know that I looooove babies and though I have three on earth, I have always had it pressed on my...

What I Learned From the Rebozo Workshop

Last Friday I attended a workshop in Cypress by doula and birth advocate Gena Kirby, about the many uses of rebozos during pregnancy,...

Prayer During Labor

It shouldn’t surprise me, but several inquiries that have come my way have mentioned that Mom is interested in hiring me because of my...

Interview with a Baby Planner

There are many reasons a mom might need some help during pregnancy, and who better to help than a woman who has made a career out of it? ...

Birth Affirmations

I am a strong believer in “you are what you eat!” and “what goes in must come out!” If you’re due soon, tell yourself you will have a...

Donate Cord Blood In Houston

Donating the blood from your baby’s umbilical cord allows researchers to collect stem cells left in the umbilical cord and placenta,...

Staying Cool During The Summer

Summertime in Houston is hot, there’s no doubt!  This summer has been just as hot as any other summer, but with the lack of rain the...

Short Videos For Birth Prep

Truthfully, how many of you have watched TLC’s “A Baby Story” as birth preparation?  Or tuned into “Deliver Me” the minute you found out...

Apps for Pregnancy

My dad texted me the other day, letting me know he’d heard about an app called “Your BFF During Pregnancy.”  (Truth be told, I’m not sure...

“Overdue” Babies?

A friend went past her due date with her baby, and people kept commenting on her being “overdue.”  She always reminded them that a due...

Craving Ice?

Cravings tend to point to a deficiency in your body.  Craving ice?  Your iron is probably low, so do your best to add good sources of...