Music for Labor and Delivery
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(Editor’s Note: We just recently instituted a new application process for our scholarships. As a part of this new process, we ask the applicants to write  a paper on a topic of their choice involving labor support.  Below is one … Read More

How to Provide Supportive Care During Pushing
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I was taught purple pushing as a nurse.  That’s what they call the way the pushing stage is done in the hospital.  The woman is on her back with her legs being held up.  She holds her breathe and pushes … Read More

Doulas as a Part of Birth Team
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The morning when my client’s water broke, her midwife called me to let me know some basic information, including when she had gotten there and what the plan was.  We discussed the emotional and labor support needs. Then I came … Read More

Train Together and Save $50
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Did you know that when you train together in groups of 2 or more students, you can save $50 USD per student at registration? Training in groups together can also bring added benefits of support and encouragement as you work … Read More

Building a Doula Business
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Brent and I have been on a journey of a sorts to rebuild our doula training business. In that process, we came across a book entitled “The E-Myth Revisited.” It has changed how we looked at building a business in … Read More

Pregnancy Diet Tip: Eat Dates to Decrease Bleeding
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From Babymoon Inn Midwife Maribeth Diver: Please take a trip to a natural foods store and get some dates to snack on. The date fruit is the product of the date palm, a tree native to Northern Africa and the … Read More

28 Days to a Healthy Pregnancy and Birth: Days 22 – 28
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Not your typical list of pregnancy do’s and don’ts, last year we published 28 posts/days to a healthy pregnancy and birth that guarantee results. As social media is not always the easiest to go back through archives of posts, we … Read More

28 Days to a Healthy Pregnancy and Birth: Days 15 – 21
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Not your typical list of pregnancy do’s and don’ts, last year we published 28 posts/days to a healthy pregnancy and birth that guarantee results. As social media is not always the easiest to go back through archives of posts, we … Read More

28 Days to a Healthy Pregnancy and Birth: Days 8 – 14
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Not your typical list of pregnancy do’s and don’ts, last year we published 28 posts/days to a healthy pregnancy and birth that guarantee results. As social media is not always the easiest to go back through archives of posts, we … Read More

28 Days to a Healthy Pregnancy and Birth: Days 1 – 7
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Not your typical list of pregnancy do’s and don’ts, last year we published 28 posts/days to a healthy pregnancy and birth that guarantee results.  As social media is not always the easiest to go back through archives of posts, we … Read More

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