postpartum support

Hey Kansas City, I'm Not Taking Your Placenta Home

Hey Kansas City, I'm Not Taking Your Placenta Home

It's a "normal" practice in the placenta encapsulation world for your doula (who may or may not be trained and certified in placenta encapsulation) to support you through birth, pack up your placenta and take it home with them. This blog is going to talk about why I in no way and in no circumstance will take your organ home with me. 

Tips and Tricks from Lactation Experts

Tips and Tricks from Lactation Experts

I was recently a part of a quick survey, put together by Haakaa (my favorite silicone breastmilk catcher brand!) where they specifically asked us, what were our go to breastfeeding tips for new mothers. As a doula, I support my clients where they are with educational support that they desire. With that perspective I went into this question with the idea of "find a lactation expert!" I was so pleased with their answers! I hope that these tips and tricks are valuable on your breastfeeding journey. 

Photo by: Tami Nicole Photography

What Do You Really Need After Baby?

What Do You Really Need After Baby?

You've had your baby and everyone wants to "help!"

Great! You could totally use the help! After all, you are currently in quite a bit of pain, alternating pain relievers like they're candy, leaking from various body parts and bleeding like your made of the dang stuff. Any help is so appreciated!