Empowerment

What Is An Empowering Birth Experience?

What Is An Empowering Birth Experience?

So many times in the past few weeks, the idea of an empowering birth experience has been brought up. I've had the opportunity to introduce myself as a doula multiple times and I'm still a little shocked at the relationship that has been put onto doulas and natural birth. 

I am not a natural birth advocate. 
I am a supporter of all things that empower my clients. 

Spotlight: Nickel and Suede

Spotlight: Nickel and Suede

When I moved to Kansas City, one of the woman that I met in my church community was Kilee Nickels. After a few weeks of walking around liberty and Kansas City I started to recognize a very specific leather tear drop earring attached to everyone's ear lobes. It seemed like everyone and their 12 year old daughter had a pair and I wanted to know where they came from! Come to find out Kilee Nickels, co-owner of Nickel and Suede and blogger at One Little Momma was the maker and mastermind behind the earrings and she had some big things in store!

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World Breastfeeding Week- Supporting and Celebrating Women

World Breastfeeding Week- Supporting and Celebrating Women

This week is World Breastfeeding Week. If you've ever had a human child come out of your body, you've been asked the question "are you going to breastfeed?" This is important information for care providers as they are responsible for the health of you and your child and its important to know how your sweet baby will be fed. You've also most likely been told the risks and benefits of breastfeeding vs formula feeding. Heres the thing that you aren't told: (Click here to read more!)