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From the blog:

Mind and Body Connection

Body, spirit, mind Balance

What does that mean? Do you fear it means some kind of psychic new age thinking?  I received a call today and realized that the young woman was concerned about that phrase when I was sharing about the BOLD classes we teach. It was something that she thought may conflict with her religious convictions. It […]

Sex, Sex and Sex

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I have had clients who when I share how fabulous making love is in pregnancy for preparing the womans’ body for birth, look at me like I have lost my mind. So, I thought I would share some information that may encourage you to have more sex! Occasionally a woman tells me she no longer […]

Acupressure for Pregnancy, Labor and Postpartum

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Rebecca Gay and Teresa Howard were able to attend a six hour workshop by Nicholas Olow, an acupuncturist from San Diego who specializes in working with pregnant, laboring and new moms. A dozen doulas and several midwives in the metro area were able to attend this wonderful offering as well. What if I told you […]

Diana Barnes “Maternal Depression and Disrupted Attachment” – My Notes

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This is in no way an overview of the CAPPA 2014 session by Diana, but instead my notes of what impacted me from the session.   Have you thought of the birth of a child as a developmental crisis? It is! Well Diana shared a few things that can cause this crisis. She seems to […]

Nancy Bowers- “Multiples Birth Update” – My Notes

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Nancy Bowers spoke on the updated information on multiple births at the CAPPA 2014 conference. Here are my notes- not a full overview of her talk but instead the things that I was most impacted by- thanks! She discussed the different types of twins: Monozygotic- identical twins and the four ways they may share amniotic […]

Spotlight In Our Doula Jeni

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This is a Spotlight Series on our newer doulas. This Spotlight is on Jeni Stansbury-Clark one of our labor doulas. What is a little known fact about you?  I am a classically trained singer.  I went to a performing arts high school and I used to dream of singing on Broadway. Now I sing around the […]