my san diego doula blog

September 19, 2017

Patrice S from San Diego shares her experience with Placenta Encapsulation this week! 

"Finally able to complete my review after giving birth in March. I found this placenta encapsulation service by Internet search and Courtney was recommended by my doula as well. After I had given birth, I was moved to the recovery room and I was panicking because I was worried she wouldn't be able to find me to pick up my placenta. She was able to find my room after my doula left and do a quick check up on how I was doing. The process on setting up the encapsulation was simple, with many ways to pay and many options (pills, powder etc). She finished my placenta encapsulation in a timely manner and my package was wonderfully packed when she dropped it off to me. She explained how to use it and checked up on me after a couple of weeks to see how things wer...

May 31, 2016

We can actually think of about 106 rad reasons to get a doula. Some of them include things like:


* Doulas will totally run to get you Mexican food in the middle of the night after you awesomely birth your baby after 36 hours of crazy-hard labor. 

* Your Doula might be the only person you ever know that will see crevices on your body that you can't even view yourself. And we aren't telling anyone, pinky promise. You're welcome.

* Doulas can multi-task like nobody's business, with the simultaneous hip squeeze, breath coaching and head nod for Dad to grab you some water.


However, what we really wanted to bring up again was the fantastic statistics that belong to the Cochrane Review of 2012, illustrating the evidence for doulas. I was reminded of this today while I was spending time on the supremely interesting and accurate resou...

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