Why should you take a class about birth? Who wants to know about the gooing messy ickiness of birth? You just show up, have your baby and go home. Somewhere between going in and going home your water breaks, you poop, you cry, you laugh, the doctor says “push!” and that’s about it. What more […]
If you’re anything like me, then you want to get the most out of this life. So often women consider pregnancy as just means to an end- you’re sacrificing your mind and body for almost an entire year so you can make a baby. That’s it. The suffering and success both matter very little. But […]
Motherhood, especially postpartum, is a trying time of life where you’re supposed to be happy and in love 100% of the time. Or is it?
Making the change from only child to big sibling can be tremendous. Use our tips to set your child up for success.
Because Cesareans make for an incredible birth story.
You hear your baby crying, but find them peaceful or happy. What is this called, why is it happening, and how do you get it to stop?
The blue skies above San Diego turn to grey clouds. The smell of musty sulfur hangs heavy in the air. Then without warning the misty rain drops fall to the ground. There are two type of San Diegans, those that love our rainy days, and those who believe it’s a true sign of impending doom. […]
My job as a doula and owner of Southern Pacific Doulas here in San Diego, is a heart based business. It’s so clear for me, that to be a great doula your heart must be in the right place. My job and passion is to be empathetic and make a genuine connection with people. The […]
Why I became a Doula I can give you an elaborate story about how I found my calling in life. How I’m pushed to support others. How my life’s mission is to bring joy to not just parents but all of San Diego. But you already know that. Just be being a doula it’s so […]
A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing Do you ever feel like you don’t belong? Maybe as if you’re a little girl wearing your mom’s pearls, and high heels to a PTA meeting. You sit at the table, sipping tea, and listening to other parents. But you’re scared that someone will see you. “Hey I recognize you!” […]