Why do partners feel so helpless during birth?

When I teach childbirth classes and meet with my doula clients, the number one thing that most partners want to know is how they can help. The good news: You can help. The bad news: Help in labor doesn’t always look how you think it looks. For labor support, it’s less...

Mindfulness and Birth

By Keely C Helmick, LPC, Doula Mindfulness has been incorporated into most aspects of life, including birth preparation. But what is mindfulness as it relates to birth? In this blog I will be giving an overview of mindfulness and how it relates to birth preparation...