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Private Classes

Although we believe that the group interaction is something that helps not only solidify the information, but also makes our classes more fun, we offer private classes in our childbirth class locations or your home for those whose schedules don’t allow a group interactive class setting. We offer these classes in our childbirth class spaces…
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FUNdamentals for an Empowered Birth

A comprehensive and concise couples series. This is offered over three Sunday afternoons by Renee Wymer. Want a fun and energetic class series?- This is it!


NIPPLES!

This week was one of many times where I have been helping a mom with lactation and the issue was her nipples. Nipples? you ask! We need to start encouraging women to look at their breasts- specifically their nipples during their pregnancies. If they can find out that their nipples are flat or inverted, they…
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SOLOMON’S BIRTH STORY – THE MAKINGS OF A “WARRIOR MAMMA”

September 7, 2013 at 8:21am It’s become tradition to read the children’s birth story to them on their birthday, and I’d like to share it with you all, again! It dawned on me this time around how many of our friends were involved with this experience. I’ve always heard “Ask and you shall receive,” but…
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Another Jia/Rebozo Carry Link

Added some more links for different style carriers. The Jias/Rebozos we sell currently are 2.7 meters long- 9 feet. And these are the carries that can be done with this length carry- along with the videos to see how they are done: Size 2 wraps- here are the links to the videos: Rebozo Carry Short…
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Amnesty Hadley, Postpartum Doula, CLC, CPST

“Sometimes when you pick up your child you can feel the map of your own bones beneath your hands, or smell the scent of your skin in the nape of his neck. This is the most extraordinary thing about motherhood – finding a piece of yourself separate and apart that all the same you could…
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A Working Mom Shares Her Experience

As a new working mom there are so many things that have seemed daunting to me. Not the least of which is how I, a woman in a male dominated industry, is going to continue to breastfeed our son after returning to work.  I had so many fears about losing my milk, pumping at work…
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Red Tricycle Winner!

Winner: A Labor of Love of the Red Tricycle 2013 Totally Awesome Awards! “At A Labor of Love, the doulas empower mamas-to-be to make informed choices about their own pregnancy, labor, and birth. Through a wide range of pre- and postnatal services as well as helpful classes on childbirth and childrearing, the doulas at A…
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What Constitutes an Induction?

I recently have a mom who was beginning to take homeopathic tinctures to get her labor going. I asked her why she was considering this induction. She was taken aback by my question. She had no idea she was about to begin an induction. This is not to say she should not have been doing…
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Baby Nurse or Postpartum Doula? What Do You Desire?

Recently I received a call from a woman who has been a baby nurse for decades. When I told her I did not refer to baby nurses as we had postpartum doulas instead, she and I chatted for a while. It was interesting the information I received. Did you know that the word nurse is…
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