What to Expect When You’re Postpartum (part five): Support

We all know that life doesn’t slow down after you’ve given birth. Your family, your household, your job… These are all valid reasons to feel overwhelmed; however, making a postpartum plan can help relieve some of that stress!


Endometriosis: My Struggle; My Story

Hi, my name is Meghan, and I struggle with chronic, debilitating pain. Every time my daughter asks me to pick her up, go to the park, play on the floor, or snuggle in her bed, the most frequent answer is, “No, Mommy can’t do that right now.” As young as two years old, she had learned…

Top 5 Must-Have Baby Products

With the endless lists of whosits and whatsits and thingamajigs, it’s hard to know what you really need for your new baby. Here are the TOP FIVE baby products I’ve found to be invaluable as a parent and postpartum doula: Boppy Why it’s awesome: It offers support as you cradle baby in your arms, and…

10 Healthy Snacks for Your Busy Life

As a new or expectant parent, it sometimes can be difficult to find the time or energy to make healthy food choices. So what better way to kick off National Nutrition Month than with some quick and easy snacks to get through your busiest of days. Hummus or cottage cheese Suggestions: Serve with pita chips,…

Breastfeeding B.A.S.I.C.S.

Whether you’re having your first baby or your last, knowing the B.A.S.I.C.S. can make a world of difference in your breastfeeding journey.

Not My Circus. Not My Monkeys.

You know the saying, but have you tried living it?  Until a few years ago, I couldn’t honestly say I tried very hard. I was one of those people who jumped at the opportunity to “educate” someone, and would walk away from a conversation smugly, thinking “Now they know better, so they’ll do better.”  Then I became a doula….