Should You Eat During Labor? What Foods?
Should you eat during labor? It’s a very old-school policy in hospitals that women shouldn’t eat in labor. However, we know (and evidence shows) how important it is to eat during labor – to meet the energy needs of the body. Food is truly fuel, and just as important during labor, when the body and…
Now Offering Birth Photography
Hello! I am a certified doula and childbirth educator in Utah! (And as of 2023, a certified Birth Becomes You, Utah birth photographer!) I have been a birth professional for over 5 years, and have supported and/or taught couples have to achieve an empowering and positive birth experience, no matter the outcome. In the summer…
Hospital Twin (Baby B Breech) Unmedicated Birth
This second time mom was a warrior! After an amazing and beautiful first birth experience with her son, a twin pregnancy, and birth was something that may look quite different. However, the babies corroborated, and she was able to achieve another beautiful vaginal delivery! Her husband supported her like a champ! And when the time…
What Is A TENS Unit?
MEET YOUR NEW BEST FRIEND FOR LABOR! What is a TENS unit? TENS stands for, Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation. TENS is a safe, non-pharmacological method of pain management with many benefits and no harm to mother or baby. A TENS unit is a hand-held, battery operated device that connects lead wires to four stimulating pads…