Gold Star Providers: Molly Deutschbein

Gold Star Providers: Molly Deutschbein

Part of what we consider our job as your doulas is to connect you with the people that are going to provide you with the best care possible. In our series “Gold Star Providers” we will highlight some of our most trusted, respected, and all […]

Why We Broke Up With the Hospital (hint: she was a dirty cheat)

Why We Broke Up With the Hospital (hint: she was a dirty cheat)

  We’ve recently gone through a breakup. A sad one. The kind where you fight to keep your partner because you’re just so comfortable with him/her and life is so predictable but then you realize that the relationship is actually crushing your soul and it’s […]

Childbirth ed a la carte

Childbirth ed a la carte

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Postpartum Interviews: Jessica and Daniel

Postpartum Interviews: Jessica and Daniel

Dan and Jess have two kids: a four year old boy named Nicholas and an 18 month old girl named Evelyn.   How did your actual experience differ from your expectation of what it would be like?  Jess: It’s a lot scarier. I didn’t dream […]

Postpartum Interviews: Ashley and Adam

Postpartum Interviews: Ashley and Adam

Ashley and Adam welcomed baby Arlo on October 6, 2017. Here is their postpartum experience:    Ashley: How did your actual experience differ from your expectation of what it would be like? I have held and taken care of many babies in my life.  I read […]

Postpartum Interviews: Cori and Glenn

Postpartum Interviews: Cori and Glenn

Cori and Glenn welcomed baby Abilene on October 12th, 2017. Here is their postpartum experience: Glenn: How did your actual experience differ from your expectation of what it would be like? I didn’t go into it with a ton of expectations because I hadn’t spent […]

Postpartum Interviews: Amy and Bill

Postpartum Interviews: Amy and Bill

Amy and Bill had their first daughter on September 14th, 2017. Here is their postpartum experience: How did your actual experience differ from your expectation of what it would be like?  My basic expectations were of crying, dirty diapers, sleepless nights etc.  What I didn’t […]

The Placenta

The Placenta

What did you do the minute you found out you were expecting? Did you think about a name for the baby? Or a certain car seat? Did you immerse yourself in all things baby and motherhood? As new moms, we tend to go above and […]

Choosing Your Dream Doula

Choosing Your Dream Doula

If you’re in the Rochester area, and you’re looking for a doula, you should know that we have a fairly robust birth community considering the size of our city. You will absolutely find what you’re looking for. You may even be overwhelmed by your options. […]