Five great Reasons to Hire a Doula!

Hiring a doula can be a new idea to many Moms and not everyone understands or appreciates the value we bring. I have had people say to me “Well the hospital has nurses, don’t they take care of her?” or “But that’s the dad’s job!” and even “I wouldn’t pay someone to...

Birth Number One – Tracy

The night was pitch black, not a star showing as I drove along the lonely New Mexico highway. The 17 year old girl next to me moaned quietly through the contractions that rolled over her every 5 minutes or so. In the back of my tiny little car her grandmother sat,...

Call the Midwife: Then and Now

Are you a fan of the PBS show Call the Midwife? Every new episode calls for an occasion at my house. My daughters and I must all be available to watch it together, meaning sometimes we’ve had to wait a few days from airing to view it. Usually we enjoy British...