Don't Forget the Partner

Don't Forget the Partner

Planning for birth, the focus is often around the mother and the new baby. As doulas, we know that labor and birth are really just the beginning of parenting, a lifelong journey that affects both partners. For this reason, we encourage you to think about ways for both of you to communicate and plan for birth and the immediate postpartum, together!

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Life After Baby: Communicating With Your Partner

Life After Baby: Communicating With Your Partner

Sometimes we get so busy planning for the birth and the newborn, we forget to prepare for the obvious: having a new baby is a major life change, and life changes often impact our closest relationships. Here are a few things we know about communication with your partner after you have a baby.

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5 Things We Know About How Doulas Support Partners During Labor

5 Things We Know About How Doulas Support Partners During Labor

Doulas and partners are both vital parts of a great birth team, and each play different and specific roles. Guest bloggers and experienced doulas Amy Hammer & Andrea Stainbrook share 5 ways that a doula can help not just you, but your partner too through your labor and birth.

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Working With Your Partner to Focus During Labor

Working With Your Partner to Focus During Labor

Learn about focus during labor: why it is important, how it can help you, and some tips that your partner can implement to help you find your focus as you birth your new baby. As your doulas, we can help you implement these tips, and many more too, to help you stay as comfortable as possible during labor!

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