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Delayed Cord Clamping

Delayed Cord Clamping: our local EMS protocols recommend waiting minutes AND keeping the baby at vaginal height to prevent too much blood rushing in/out until you clamp the cord (hold off putting baby into mom for just a moment!

Essential Oils During Labor — for nausea, back pain, stalled labor, fear & anxiety, and uterine discomfort from [Hello, Darling] Doula & Photography

Essential Oils During Labor

Essential Oils During Labor for nausea back pain stalled labor fear & anxiety and uterine discomfort from [Hello Darling] Doula & Photography

A postpartum herbal bath is a relaxing way to heal, soothe and restore oneself after the challenges of childbirth. Follow this recipe to make a herbal bath, padsicles or a postpartum herbal peri bottle.

How to Make a Postpartum Herbal Bath

A postpartum herbal bath is a relaxing way to heal, soothe and restore oneself after the challenges of childbirth.

Here's how to do acupressure during labor—solo or with a partner's help. Acupressure can help jump start labor, relieve pain, and strengthen contractions. http://www.mamanatural.com/how-to-do-acupressure-when-youre-in-labor/

How To Do Acupressure When You're In Labor

Here's how to do acupressure during labor—solo or with a partner's help. Acupressure can help jump start labor, relieve pain, and strengthen contractions.

Most doctors and nurses want to wipe vernix off of babies immediately after birth. Don't let them! Vernix offers so many benefits for baby when you rub it in. http://www.mamanatural.com/vernix/

Vernix: Don’t Wash It Off, Rub It In

Most doctors and nurses want to wipe vernix off of babies immediately after birth. Vernix offers so many benefits for baby when you rub it in.

Breastfeeding Positions — Northwest PA Doulas |Birth Doulas | Postpartum Doulas | Placenta Encapsulation

7 Things to Know About Breastfeeding in Public

Several Breastfeeding Positions 🙂Often women will mix and match techniques depending on the situation or time of day. Tip: Side lying is often a good choice for "dream-feeding" while co-sleeping 💤 Always practice safe co-sleeping techniques.

17 Doula Bag Must Haves For Great Self Care #doulabag #whatsinyourdoulabag…

17 Doula Bag Must Haves For Great Self Care- a doula serves her clients, but she must she care for herself too. Take this in your bag- for you!

Giving birth is an exciting experience. Yet, fears about tearing during childbirth are natural and some women are more at risk for serious vaginal tearing. Learn what steps you can take to prevent vaginal tearing during childbirth. #Childbirth #Pregnancy #Labor

How to Prevent Tearing During Childbirth

Giving birth is an exciting experience. Yet, fears about tearing during childbirth are natural and some women are more at risk for serious vaginal tearing. Learn what steps you can take to prevent vaginal tearing during childbirth.

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A quick reference about the differences between Doulas and Midwives 💜 Different responsibilities, but both can work well as a support *team* for the pregnant/laboring/postpartum woman!

Fetal positions

Ew, doulas 😂 but, finally! A good info graphic for fetal positioning!

What You need to know about postpartum bleeding. Lochia is the name given to bleeding after birth. Discover all you need to know to keep yourself healthy during your postpartum. Pregnancy and new mom infographic.

Guide to Bleeding After Pregnancy – What To Expect

What You need to know about postpartum bleeding. Discover all you need to know to keep yourself healthy during your postpartum. Pregnancy and new mom infographic.

Great summary of what a Postpartum Doula does!

Postpartum Doulas are an underutilized and (often) affordable support more women need to know about and hire!

If you are wondering what labor will be like, what to expect and how to cope through it all, this doula's guide to the stages of labor is for you!

The Doula's Guide to the Stages of Labor

If you are wondering what labor will be like, what to expect and how to cope through it all, this doula's guide to the stages of labor is for you!