Does Your Insurance Cover Doula or Childbirth Education Services?

This is a tricky question that I get asked by many clients and families. At this time most insurances do not cover a doula. However there ARE a couple of ways your insurance MAY cover a doula, and even childbirth classes! FSA/HSA If you currently use either a Health Savings Account or Flexible Savings Account, … Continue reading Does Your Insurance Cover Doula or Childbirth Education Services?

Post C-Section Tips & Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About

Whether you are planning a cesarean birth, opt for a c-section, or one becomes necessary, it's good to know what things can help you with postpartum recovery.  Key Post Cesarean Tips Start walking as soon as possible - start with going to the bathroom and back. Increased physical activity helps with circulation, improves bowel function, … Continue reading Post C-Section Tips & Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About

How Can You, the Partner, Help Her In Early Labor?

There are so many ways a partner or support person can help mom in early labor. As a doula I encourage these to the mother's partner in our birth plan session. As their partner, you are their number one support person, and it's important that you too prepare in pregnancy. Here are some really good … Continue reading How Can You, the Partner, Help Her In Early Labor?