When is the optimal time for cord clamping and what happens with the cord blood? Understand how a baby first takes a breath! The first half of this video goes into detail about what happens in a baby’s body that allows them to breathe. Having this not-as-commonly-known knowledge will assist you to make an informed […]
Learn four easy ways to support a breastfeeding mom in this short video. List of other Delta Strength Doula videos can be found here. Visit the Delta Doula youtube channel here.
A doula can greatly enhance the effectiveness of Daddy in the birth room. Learn more in this short video.
A short video to explain what a postpartum plan is and why you may want one. Do you have a postpartum plan for what happens when you come home with a new baby? Planning for the transition after birth is as important as planning for the birth. The more that can be arranged in advance […]
A virtual doula prepares you and your birth partner in advance of the birth and provides support during the birth through phone, messages or video.
A quick introduction video to infant potty training, also called Elimination Communication (EC). The video covers what to look for, the main premise and some benefits of trying it out.
A quick ( <7 minutes) video with advice on preparing for a Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC). The video covers some VBAC tips like the importance of your birth team, what to research and how to mentally prepare. As mentioned in the video, it’s so important to do research! Many resources are listed in this post on […]
Questions for a doctor ‘interview’ Are you wondering what questions to ask your midwife or doctor interview? Below are possible things to consider for birth and what you may want to ask about. If you’re not looking to have hours of conversations each interview, pick what is most important to you from your birth preferences […]
So why I wanted a doula myself was to have an advocate. That was before I became a doula and learned that’s not really part of a doula’s job. It was surprising even to me because that’s always listed as part of what a doula does, they’re your advocate! What’s true is we are your […]
As a doula and mother I get asked frequently, “What do I need to buy for Baby?” So below I’ve put together a few lists, the Absolute essentials, the essential items that will keep everyone comfortable, and the extras that may come in handy. Absolute Essential: Carseat Postpartum pads Vitamin D drops That is all and […]