Monthly Archives: September 2014

I {Almost} Didn’t Do It! – The birth of Lydia Mae

My little brother was home on leave from training with the USMC. His orders had him back 10/1 at 15:00. His flight was 10/1 at 05:30.
He had been at both my previous births and was actually the first person to see Daphne after she was born. It was extremely important to both
of us that he be there to greet Lydia upon her arrival.

Unfortunately, Lydia wasn’t quiiiiite so cooperative.

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We Got The Blues – Postpartum Depression in Women AND Men

Did you know that 1 in 7 new mom’s in the U.S. suffer from postpartum depression and/or anxiety?

Did you know that many new mom’s don’t have access to appropriate mental health care to help treat and solve their postpartum depression?

Did you know that suicide is the second leading cause of death in postpartum women within a year of giving birth?

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Relax! I’m a Doula!

Hi I’m Jess and if you haven’t heard, I’m a Doula.

{You’re a “who-la”?!}

Yeah… I get that a lot. I’ve actually had someone ask these exact words…
{“Sooo… do you like do good juju witchdoctor-y type stuff to hypnotize someone in labor?”}

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