What’s a Babymoon and Why Should I Consider One?

What's a Babymoon and Why Should I Consider One?

You’re pregnant and about to become parents! Your baby will soon be filling your days with diapers, feedings and naps. One of the best things you can do for your relationship before baby comes is to go on a Babymoon! A babymoon is a chance for you and your partner to get away for a […]

Arthur’s Birth Story: A Hospital Waterbirth With Doula Support

A serene moment in a birthing tub – Arthur cradled by his mom, supported by her husband, showcasing the empowerment of the Bradley method class.

The anticipation of Arthur’s arrival was palpable. His birth story is one I will always hold dear. I tossed and turned the night before my 40-week midwife appointment on January 25th, a gut feeling hinting that my cervix wouldn’t be dilated enough for the membrane sweep I hoped for to induce labor. My intuition proved […]

The Top 7 Birth Classes and How to Find the Right one for You

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Hey, future parents! So, you’re gearing up for the big day, and let’s face it – there’s a lot to figure out. Birth classes are essential in getting you feeling prepared for birth. But which one should you take?!? There are so many birth class options out there. How will you know which style is […]

What the heck are Braxton Hicks? A Guide to Everything you Need to know.

If you’re nearing your due date and feel a tightening in your tummy, your heart may skip a beat! “This is it!” you may think. As you start to wonder if labor contractions are starting… But just like your body would need to prepare to run a marathon…sometimes your body needs to prepare for the […]

I had to be induced… but still had the unmedicated birth I hoped for.

couple prepares for a natural birth with online birth classes

A common fear of birth is having to be induced. Read this first-time mom’s story of how her birth plan had to change, but how she was able to still give birth naturally, as she dreamed of.  I just knew that I wanted “a natural birth” because my own mother went the same route when […]

Our 12 Favorite Pregnancy Apps: Plus the Secret to Finding the Best Pregnancy App

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Having a baby can change everything — starting from the moment when you realize that you’re pregnant! Suddenly you feel like you have so many things to learn and keep tabs on — your weight, your baby’s growth, the date of your next prenatal appointment… It’s easy to get overwhelmed!  But one helpful tool that […]

How to Get Amazing Sleep During Pregnancy: Our Top Tips & Tricks

Tossing and turning trying to get comfortable with that new baby bump? Have you heard that you could hurt your baby by the way you sleep? Nothing makes a parent-to-be more awake and unable to sleep than this worry that is for sure! Let’s debunk the myths and get you comfy and cozy and off […]

The Top 5 Ways to Prepare Your Body for Natural Childbirth

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Would you run a marathon without any training, prep work or practice runs? Heck, No! For the smoothest race possible, you’d prepare your body — both mentally and physically — over an extended period of time. And if you really wanted to kick butt on that race, you’d seek out professional training from someone who […]