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From the blog:

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


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 […]

Love Me Some Jack Newman

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I attended the 2014 CAPPA conference this year and got to hear one of my favorite speakers. I have heard him speak several time over my birth career and I never tire of hearing him speak. I love his humor, hit wit and his wisdom! So, I thought I would just give you some of […]

Amy Spangler- “Someone’s Been Sleeping in my Bed!”- My Notes


This in no way is the overview of her presentation- this is only my notes from the session at CAPPA 2014 that impacted me. Amy Spangler was the speaker. Here is her website with an article on safe sleeping. Amy said that often stats are misleading. For instance there was a study of Sudden Unexpected […]