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CHICAGO CHILDBIRTH DOULA & EDUCATOR

As a doula, I provide professional support to mothers during pregnancy, labor, birth, early breastfeeding and the immediate postpartum period. I help families navigate childbirth options by providing evidence-based information. I encourage each mother to make her own best decisions and support her in those decisions, whatever they might be. I am located in Lockport, […]

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A New Project – PervMom

Giving birth can be powerful and peaceful, exhilarating and exhausting…. a wonderfully complex experience. A doula is the safekeeper of the birthing woman’s experience. A doula provides physical and emotional comfort, creating a safe space for the laboring woman to give birth how she wants, with the support she needs. I am deeply honored to […]

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CHILDBIRTH EDUCATION

Childbirth education has influenced the practice of obstetrics remarkably during the past 50 years. In the early 20th century, most women gave birth in the comfort and familiarity of their own homes, but there also were high rates of maternal and infant mortality. Advances in obstetric technology and maternal–fetal medicine shifted birth from the home […]

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Childbirth Education Classes: Types and Benefits

For most pregnant women, even if you already have a child, the labor and birth process can be both overwhelming and joyful. Many women and their partners choose to attend childbirth classes to gather information and lessen their anxiety. There are several different options when choosing a childbirth education class. What are the benefits of […]

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