Birth

14 Reasons to Hire a Birth Doula

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Welcoming a new baby to the world this year? Do yourself a favor. Hire a doula. Research shows that doula support has a huge impact on labor outcomes. A birth doula provides emotional, physical, and informational support prenatally, continuously during labor, and postpartum.   If a doula were a drug, it would be unethical not […]

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What does a doula do, exactly?

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In a recent conversation with an expectant mom, she said: “I understand that doulas provide informational, physical, and emotional support … but what do you actually do? During a birth? Or before? Or – yeah, what do you do as a birth doula?” Good question. As a birth doula I …. ~ Answer any question […]

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40 days of postpartum

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Those first forty days are traditionally protected, so mom and her newborn can acclimate to their new reality. This is a time to be insular and focus on your baby. In our culture, 40 days of relative tranquility can be challenging – or even impossible – to achieve. Not just because we’re so busy with […]

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Introducing :: Brown Eyed Photography Services Registry

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Brown Eyed Photography Birth Registry Just in time for the holidays, there is a baby registry available for Brown Eyed Photographer and Doula services! Professional Birth Photography and doula services are an incredible gift. Birth is a transformative experience. It is the foundation for your parenting journey. Doula support has shown to improve birth outcomes […]

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Doulas ~ the Power of Continuous Labor Support

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Extensive review of recent studies, including over 15,000 women, shows that families benefit dramatically from continuous labor support during birth. Interesting. Because this is how we’ve traditionally birthed. Surrounded by the support of our friends and family. In a typical hospital setting, women no longer have this support. Labor Support Makes a Difference According to […]