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Closing to fight cancer

Sadly, I was diagnosed with soft tissue sarcoma in my left illiopsoas muscle last September.  Even after chemo and surgery to remove the tumor (which meant loosing that entire muscle bundle, part of the femoral blood vessels,  and part of … Continue reading

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Taking time off to fight!

Friends, I have received some scary news this week.  The doctors have found a soft tissue sarcoma in my left groin.  Right now they aren’t sure what stage it is our what specific type of sarcoma.  I will be having … Continue reading

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Back in action!

Just a little update: I finished my 1 year midwifery apprenticeship last fall and then had surgery on my shoulder, so I have been taking time out to heal and regroup. BUT, Now I’m ready to start taking clients again!! … Continue reading

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A beautiful documentary on what a Doula is and why they are needed.

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Know Your Rights!

Here is a great article written by Dr. Marsden Wagner on The Trusting Our Bodies Website: Every Mother’s Right to Birth How She Chooses: It’s best for you to know your rights.  You can birth at any hospital you choose when … Continue reading

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Normal Newborn Behavior and Why Breastmilk Isn’t Just Food-By Dr. Jenny Thomas

A baby at the breast is getting their immune system developed, activating their thymus, staying warm, feeling safe from predators, having normal sleep patterns and wiring their brain, and (oh by the way) getting some food in the process. Continue reading

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Affirmations for Pregnancy

Affirmations for Pregnancy Affirmations are statements that you use to help instill a sense of positivity in your mind about a particular subject. You use these short phrases and sentences to help your mind hear a positive message that you … Continue reading

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