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01 Mar 2012

  Of course the hype surrounding an A-list star's baby is not big news but Jay Z and Beyonce's little girl came into this world causing quite the drama at the hospital in New York City. It's safe to say that the birth community was up in arms over the "lock down" the stars paid […]

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27 Feb 2012

We trust normal birth and parents instincts To trust normal birth means to trust a normal event in someone life. Many people in America consider birth to be a medical event. Here at DTI we believe opposite. We believe in normal birth. We believe in the freedom to give birth.  But what is considered normal in birth? Its […]

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21 Feb 2012

We honor the transformative process of birth and parenthood Having a baby and becoming a family is one of the biggest rites of passage a person can go through. Its an on going process. As soon as a woman gets pregnant, it begins. Everyone starts to take shape into the person they are going to become. Life as you know it […]

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20 Feb 2012

This morning I had the privilege to sit down with Gena Kirby of Progressive Parenting to kick off her new weekly TV spot called, Doula Mentor TV. Gena is awesome and I love the idea of this show! This is a show by doulas for doulas. I was great fun! We shared stories and tips for the […]

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09 Jan 2012

  We explore and stay up to date on Parenting Trends First lets explore what parenting trends are. The word Trend means: a general direction in which something is developing or changing. In the birth community we see this when parents start to demand to birth their baby differently; for example, the rise in scheduled Caesareans or the […]

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20 Sep 2011

  Last week we read a blog called Journey to Crunchville which talked about why we may not want to do kegels.  What?!  This confused me, werent we always talking about doing kegals and more and more kegals?  I found the article interesting and enjoyed the read but wanted to reach out to my trusted friend […]

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12 Sep 2011

We came across this today on a friends FB page and just had to share it with all of you.  Check out this poster and also the Uterus related gifts:)        The Good Ol' Menstrual Cycle – 18 x 24 Poster [STpMC] – $15.00 : I Heart Guts, Love Your Insides.

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02 Sep 2011

Okay so we have all played this game right?  Here are some of our favorites and we want to hear yours.  Don't be shy.  Add to the F U N! You Know You're a Doula When… The double hip squeeze and applying counter pressure is your daily work out.   When nothing is as exciting to […]

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30 Aug 2011

Why are you considered a business savvy doula?       I am considered a business savvy doula because I live on the edge of innovation.  I travel internationally to meet doulas, midwives, and birth professionals around the world and seek to learn from pregnant women, and these professionals, about BIRTH in other cultures and my […]

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19 Aug 2011

If you have found us and are considering becoming a doula we encourage you to explore the possibility and decide if this profession is the right one for you.  We hope that this article will help with your own self-exploration on the subject.  We encourage you to contact us, or post to the blog with […]

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