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Options in childbirth, you may have heard about those. Or not, in that case I want to encourage you to read some books and articles and take a childbirth classBut even when you know about your options, there are some hospital policies and options that may just be tri...

Why go with a full services agency? Oahu has only one doula agency and several individual doulas offering services on their own. What is the benefit of hiring an agency doula? Below you will find several reasons why hiring an agency doula will benefit YOU.

1: More reli...

What is a Doula?

A non-medical professional experienced and trained in pregnancy and childbirth who provides support through information, emotional support, and guidance to a mother and her partner before, during, and just after childbirth.

What does a Doula do?

A doula's...

 Wow, information overload! There is no time like in pregnancy, especially the first time, that can make our brains sizzle with information. Nausea relief, my baby has fingerprints now,  Braxton hicks, leg cramps, my baby is the size of a cantaloupe, nursery decoration...

So you keep hearing about placenta encapsulation and after the initial shock wears of when you realize that means eating it, you start looking into it some more. Turns out, it's not yucky at all because the encapsulator takes care of all the bloody stuff and all you ge...

“Do you stay if I get an epidural” is a question I have heard a few times in recent months. My doulas and I have been hearing more and more stories about other doulas who will only support a certain type of birth. While they were interviewing other doulas, several of o...