Is Labor a Marathon?

Labor is often compared to a marathon. And it’s a comparison that goes a long way (see what I did there?). But it doesn’t go all the way. I’ll tell you what I mean. The analogy works when we think about the fact that labor is quite a journey and often takes a long...

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...