If the movie were an accurate portrayal of doula support, it wouldn't be called "Tully." As doulas, we are not central to our clients' stories. We are supporting roles who provide support and reassurance to allow our clients to fill the leading roles in their own lives.Read More
If you're looking for some extra support for your first year with baby, you may be wondering what type of professional is right for your family.
While they are all knowledgeable in baby care, nannies, nurses, and doulas each have unique roles and areas of expertise.Read More
Because if I do better and do more, then I will BE better and BE more. Right?
Wrong, obviously, but still, every year I have tried it. And every year, it seems that by February 1st, most of my resolutions are already out the window and I'm left beating myself up for failing yet again.Read More
whether your family has a spying elf or you're looking for an alternative to the Elfy fun, read on for some extra sweet (and totally non-creepy) ideas!Read More
You're expecting a baby soon and the holidays are looming... Your provider has mentioned an induction as an option, but the parenting boards are filled with articles and memes listing all the (real and rumored) reasons NOT to have your labor induced.
So CAN you schedule your birth to fit your busy schedule? SHOULD you?Read More
Unfortunately, change takes time and you are all too likely to encounter, throughout your career, powerful men who will try to make you believe your worth lies in your ability to turn them on. They are creeps and they're wrong.Read More
No matter what you decide you will need to know how to properly clean and care for your little baby's penis.Read More
It is not your job to make anyone else comfortable.You are a parent. It IS your job to make sure your baby is fed.Read More
I was uncomfortable being taught that my job is to help clients achieve un-medicated births, to educate them on the “right” way to do things or to help clients go against their doctor's recommendations!Read More
While this is hopefully an isolated and rare occurrence, placenta encapsulation is not risk free, and you deserve to have all of the information before deciding what's best for your family.Read More