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Doula's Viral Post Explains Why Hospitals Charge For Skin-To-Skin Contact

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 12.28.2016 | Parents

Last week, a new mom’s hospital bill went viral because of a $39.35 charge for “skin-to-skin after C-section.” This provision shocked and outrag...

A Birth Through the Eyes of a Doula

Well Rounded NY | Posted 08.01.2016 | Parents
Well Rounded NY

By Sasha Weigel My phone lives just inches from me. And yet, my fingers still fidget with the screen; concerned I may have missed something. This wai...

Why Are More Parents Considering Home Deliveries?

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 07.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

Don't be afraid to explore your options, especially if you are wary about delivering in a hospital. After all, it is your baby, and as long as you are not putting him or her at risk, it is up to you to decide what is best.

Confessions Of A Radical Doula

The Cut | Caroline Bologna | Posted 03.29.2016 | Parents

Do you know about the birth? I’m often asked, sitting with some new mother in her pajamas. I go see them as soon as possible. I bring food, fold lau...

58 Stunning Photos That Show The Bond Between Moms And Doulas

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 03.24.2016 | Parents

For many parents, birth doulas are beacons of calming encouragement who enhance the labor, delivery and postpartum experience in incomparable ways. A...

44 and Pregnant?

Leah DeCesare | Posted 11.18.2014 | Parents
Leah DeCesare

We'd be paying for college and preschool at the same time. College and preschool in the same family budget. No wonder tiny surprises at this stage are dubbed change-of-life babies.

Catherine Pearson

How Doulas Substantially Lower The Rate Of C-Sections In The U.S. | Catherine Pearson | Posted 08.29.2014 | Parents

Doulas -- nonmedical professionals who help women cope with childbirth and the postpartum period -- do many things. They soothe. They massage. They ch...

Local Doula Dishes On D.C.'s Placenta-Eating Moms

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 03.30.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Local midwife and doula Claudia Booker has a message for D.C.'s overachieving mom-types who want to take more than the recommended dose ...