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15 Apr 2013

Many people are always asking me about what Ayurveda is and how it can support pregnancy and the postpartum period.  Ayurveda is a system of health and medicine from India that dates back almost 5000 years.  It covers topics ranging from nutrition to yoga to surgery to philosophy to internal medicine. Ayurveda at its most […]

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12 Apr 2013

It’s 3am and you have been laboring with a couple overnight.  Your phone rings and you are shocked to see it’s another client that isn’t due for another 2 weeks.  She’s in full labor and ready for you to come and support her.  Unfortunately, it’s time to call in your backup.  What does this process […]

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25 Mar 2013

When you’re working with a new mom and her little one, you learn a lot the moment you step into her house. True? You are sometimes the only one who finds out all the details, mishaps, and wonders of her entire pregnancy & birth journey, which may have started years before she even got pregnant. […]

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17 Mar 2013

Kyle Ellen Nuse, DTI Doula and Holistic Health Practitioner I was introduced to Therapeutic and Food Grade Essential Oils when I was pregnant with my daughter Olive in 2009 (at this time I was not yet a Doula, but a Holistic Health Practitioner). I had some dust covered bottles of Whole Food’s brand lavender and peppermint […]

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15 Mar 2013

  it all starts with birth: a friday tradition. just a photo. something in our everyday life that reminds us of birth in our world. celebrate the beauty of birth.  feel inspired? post a link to a photo that reminds you of birth.

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15 Feb 2013

it all starts with birth: a friday tradition. just a photo. something in our everyday life that reminds us of birth in our world. celebrate the beauty of birth.  feel inspired? post a link to a photo that reminds you of birth.  

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03 Dec 2012

  When my partner and I decided we wanted to do cloth diapers with our daughter, I was excited. And extremely lost, even as a doula. During my busiest working years, as a doula, I lived in NYC. Not a lot of my clients did cloth diapers. Maybe a handful. So I couldn't even pull […]

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12 Sep 2012

  Most women love to talk on the phone. You wouldn’t necessarily think that a phone call could be so revolutionary but last week it was. Thousands of women from all over the world attended a virtual town hall meeting hosted by playwright and BOLD creator, Karen Brody. The day had a rich lineup of birth […]

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26 Apr 2012

Welcome to our weekly vlog series! In this series we will be sharing 1-minute doula tips to inspire, educate and innovate. Be sure to check it out every thursday. Its a great way to stay fresh in your doula business and a fun way to get to know us at DTI a little better. Here […]

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22 Mar 2012

Our guest blogger today is Sara Chana IBCLC.  Sara shares with us some thoughts on making the connection of how birth affects breastfeeding.  She also bullet points some very helpful tips for doulas to help with breastfeeding.     Our job as doulas is to help facilitate a safe and magical birth for our clients. […]

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