Reclaiming Meaning for Motherhood Despite Childloss

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My first Mother’s Day as a new mom started with ice cream and a massage at 39 and 1/2 weeks pregnant. It ended with my incredible doula and amazing nurses at Seton preparing me...

Your Pregnant Belly is not Weird & It’s Probably Perfectly Normal

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No matter what you look like while pregnant, your pregnant belly is not weird. It's probably perfectly normal. My pregnant belly was huge. I’ll just admit it. Prior to my pregnancy, I’d read so many articles...

Ways to Help Your Partner Connect During Your Pandemic Pregnancy

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Pregnancy can be so isolating. Pregnancy during a pandemic is on a whole different level. A usually exciting time spent celebrating with loved ones is really shaken up when your partner can’t even attend...

10 Tips For A Healthy Pregnancy

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Do you have a new baby on the way? Whether it be your first or tenth pregnancy, we’ve all heard the “advice” from well intentioned friends. But, with so much advice out there, how...

Best Friends & Rainbow Babies Through Pregnancy Loss | UT Health

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A story of how two women were brought together over recurrent pregnancy loss  Kim and Julia weren’t best friends in college, they didn’t meet at a book club, or even through mutual friends at a...
Preeclampsia

My Preeclampsia Birth Story: From Plan-A to Emergency C-Section

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Here we are in 2021 a year that’s started to be just as weird as the previous year and somehow a few short weeks ago I officially have a five-year-old. It's just dizzying to...

Pregnancy + Smart Devices… What To Know To Protect Your Baby

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Behavioral difficulties in children are becoming more common these days, little did moms know this could start as early as pregnancy and they only had to look as far as their smart devices. As...

I never expected to lose so many friends after becoming a parent

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Chances are if you announce you’re pregnant, you will be inundated with unsolicited advice. People will tell you how to sleep, how to feed your baby, how to lose baby weight and pretty much...

Birthing Centers & other Midwives/Doulas in the Austin Area

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First of all, lets give a collective shout-out and silent prayer and thank you right now (join me as you read this!) to all of the local doctors and hospital staff members who are...

Stay at home Mommy by day, Birth Doula by night | Celebrating World Doula...

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I knew after having my third baby I wanted to dive into birth work.  I never quite envisioned it looking one way or another because being a stay at home mom was all I...