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My Doula Died And I Doula'd Her Through It

In the winter of 2014, I began to have an odd feeling that I didn't have much time left with Patsy. I had never really given her a gift before. I packed my son Alex into the car very late in the evening while my husband was on a business trip…
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My Experience with Postpartum Psychosis

This is my personal experience with my time postpartum. I feel vulnerable for having written it, but I feel it's important to speak your truth and to turn what you perceive your weaknesses are into your life triumphs. I had my son by cesarean…
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The ProDoula Kool-Aid and Wendy's

Prodoula is a doula certifying body that covers both labor,  postpartum and placenta encapsulator  training. A very controversial one. Most people either have an amorous relationship with ProDoula or a serious hate relationship. Prodoula is…
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What Is A Doula?

Doula: “You’re a Do-What?” Chances are good you talked to someone about your pregnancy and were told, “You need a doula!”  Right away, it seemed serious.  Why would you need a doula, and what the heck is a doula anyway?  If it’s…