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My Dog is a Doula

It’s World Mental Health Day, and I have a secret. I have anxiety. Severe anxiety. Anxiety that can be crippling. Living day-to-day with anxiety like this is exhausting and frightening. …

Overwhelmasaurus Rex

The Overwhelmasaurus Rex is a very common sight in the parenting world. Although common, she remains mysterious. No two Overwhelmasaurus’ are exactly the same, or share the same traits. There …

The ‘Other’ Labor Day

As a Doula, when I hear the phrase “Labor Day”, my first thought isn’t barbeques and pool parties. Instead, my mind jumps to the raw, intense, miraculous reality of childbirth. Today, …

Babies Don’t Stop For Storms

I’m sure you remember that photo of the midwife riding an inflatable swan through a flood in Texas to get to a laboring client. Her dedication and quick thinking were …

More Than a Mother

I see you. Holding that crying baby, desperately trying to find a way to soothe the noise. Aware of the stares, the silent judgment from ignorant bystanders. Juggling more than …

National Breastfeeding Week is Here!

Hey South Florida, it’s National Breastfeeding Week! This weekend at Amelia Earhart Park in Miami, breastfeeding mothers from all over Broward and Miami Dade county will be gathering together to …