We’ve all seen the TV version: a rush of water bursts between the mom-to-be’s legs (at the most inconvenient time, no doubt), she rushes to the hospital, and voila — a baby is born! Luckily for those of us that are worried about causing a scene (and a mess) in public, this isn’t the way… Read More
Welcome to the Chicago Mindful Doulas' Blog
The posts you will find here are centered around the celebration of women; our trials and tribulations as we navigate the cycles of life.
We hope you'll find a moment to indulge in reading a few posts.
When it comes time to choose where you’d like to give birth, you may decide on a hospital over a birth center or home birth — in fact, 98.6% of births in the U.S. take place in a hospital. But just because you don’t want a home birth doesn’t mean that you don’t want to… Read More
8 Tips for Handling Early Labor at Home We’ve all heard the story, whether from a friend, sister, or blog post: a laboring woman shows up at the hospital, eager and nervous, only to be turned away by the triage staff. This can be a disappointing and disheartening experience for many women, first-time moms or… Read More