Need A Sherpa? Get A Doula

Many, many people that I know (even friends who I’ve known since loooooong before becoming a doula) still think doulas catch babies. This is not true. I’ve said it before and I would be flabbergasted if I never said it again: we don’t provide medical...

What To Do With Leftover Cranberry Sauce

Every single year, without exception, whether or not we have company for Thanksgiving, I end up with tons of leftover cranberry sauce. I just can’t throw it out or say no when it’s given to me. I. LOVE. CRANBERRY SAUCE. But I can only take so much of it in...

Pelvic Pain in Pregnancy: There’s Help!

Disclaimer: I am not a doctor or a midwife and I don’t have medical training. One thing I do have, though, is experience with women who suffer with really uncomfortable pelvic pain in pregnancy. There are many reasons why a woman might experience pelvic pain,...

You’re Not Justin Bieber, So Why Say Sorry?

So maybe you ARE Justin Bieber. (In which case, hi JB. Sometimes I dance to your songs in my underpants. Thanks for reading my blog; I hope you learn something useful.) But you’re probably not the Biebs and chances are you say sorry a lot when you really mean...

Labour: Save the Drama For Your Mama

Let’s face it, the culture we live in doesn’t portray birth very accurately. Movies, TV, and other media tell us that birth is a medical condition that happens FAST, is scary, consists solely of pushing and is loud. That disheartens me because media is the...