Adoption, Info

Adoption Resources

Below are some resources available for Adoption.  If you would like to add to this list, please comment below or message us. AdoptHelp – AdoptHelp is one of the leading adoption centers dedicated to assisting women in creating personalized adoption plans based solely on what is important to them. AdoptUSKids – AdoptUSKids is a project of… Read More Adoption Resources

Childbirth, Doula, Info, Postpartum, Pregnancy

The Value of Labor Support

The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) stated, “Evidence suggests that, in addition to regular nursing care, the continuous one-to-one emotional support provided by support personnel, such as a doula, is associated with improved outcomes for women in labor” (Hodnett, Gates, Hofmeyr, & Sakala, 2013). Labor support during pregnancy has been shown to reduce… Read More The Value of Labor Support

Doula, Info

Reasons You Need a Doula

A doula is there to offer emotional, physical, and informational support. There are many reasons a doula is highly recommended for a birth! Below are just a few of the reasons… SHORTER LABOR: There have been many studies regarding the length of labor with a doula-assisted birth versus the length of labor without a doula.… Read More Reasons You Need a Doula

Doula, Info

What is a Doula?

Doulas are trained to provide emotional, physical, and information support for the mom-to-be before, during, and after labor!  Doulas offer unbiased and non-judgmental support and stand by the mother’s decisions according to her birth plan, whether it be an all-natural birth or a medicated birth, in a birthing facility or at home! The Madriella Doula… Read More What is a Doula?