First, please know that you are not alone in this very difficult journey. Losing a child is a traumatic situation that no one is prepared for. As a grief therapist, the best advice I can give you at this moment is to allow yourself to feel every emotion that comes throughout this journey. You do… Read More Infant Loss
Postpartum Support covers everything from newborn care, light housekeeping, breastfeeding support, meal prep, and more! The mother’s and newborn’s care is a top priority! Basic Postpartum Services offered: Postpartum Doulas offer many different services but below is a list of the most common: Breastfeeding Education/Latch & Positioning Help Understanding Baby Cues Diapering and Baby Care Light… Read More Postpartum Support
WARNING: Maternal and Infant loss is mentioned in this blog post. In the days following the death of Erica Garner, I’ve seen several posts, articles, and blogs written by people from all ethnic backgrounds. Each one speculates as to the root and getting to the root cause of the African American Maternal Mortality problem. Over… Read More Now That You Are Aware, Stay Aware!
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