I've been honored to help support new and growing families over the past 3 years. It has been an amazing journey, and I've been grateful to get to know so many of you. Thank you for allowing me to join you during this special and sacred time in your family's life.

As pa...


~~September is Baby Safety month, and I'll be sharing tips and reminders throughout the month for keeping your home and car safe for your little one.~~

Before you know it, your little one will be mobile, and you'll be starting what feels like a safety race. As soon as...

My postpartum doula heart swelled with pride at the trailer. "Yes! That's what we do!", I thought, "Finally a movie that shines a light on how we support new moms!" Oh, how naive I was...

But now you're a new parent. And extra time, and perhaps extra money, isn't a luxury you currently have. So how do you do self-care when all you have is a moment? Find it, and intentionally experience it.

We spend so much time thinking and learning about birth - and not that it's not warranted, it is a major event - yet we spend comparably little time talking and learning about all the things that happen AFTER the baby arrives. It's likely that you will face som...

What do new parents really need this holiday season? I've compiled a short list of some of my favorite products and some that the families I've worked with have loved.

When people learn that I am a postpartum doula, I usually get one of two response.

1) "Wow, I wish I had someone like you around when my baby was born!"

or 

2) "So, um, what IS that?"

I've written about what a postpartum doula is over here, but I thought it might be worthw...

Each time a baby is born, a new parent is born, too. It doesn't matter if it's your first baby or your fifth. Your life is transformed each and every time.

This week we're talking about providers - businesses and individuals that can help you in your fourth trimester with a variety of goods and services. This can be anything from lactation consultants to dog walkers, doulas to cleaning services. You may not end up nee...