My Thesis as a Blog Post. Part I.

As a now supposed academic this should appall me, reducing a 100 page tome that represents a year of my life into a blog post. But it doesn’t. As proof, I just started a sentence with a conjunction, so there! If grad school taught me anything, aside from research methodologies, medical statistics intrepretation, ethics in healthcare models … I digress.¬†Let’s try that again. If grad school taught me anything, it’s

Open Letter to the Client who Didn’t Want to Breastfeed

An Open Letter to the Client Who Didn’t Want to Breastfeed, This story is a long time coming, because at the time¬†I was a newly trained doula. I was only in your apartment two minutes for an interview, your toddler enjoying her nap, when you looked at me with worry, and said “I don’t want to try to breastfeed this baby. Is that OK?” I’m sure the pause that followed

Comprehensive Childbirth Education Series

Classes held at 5011 Kenwood Rd.
This is a truly comprehensive childbirth education class that skips “methods” to instead focus on you learning about what you want, and how you cope, with everything from pain to making medical decisions as a team with your care providers. That’s right – we aren’t afraid to talk about pain in this class! Plus this ends with a breastfeeding class that is open to registration for all.