Birth Keepers ARE Doulas but not all doulas are birth keepers

Birth keepers are doulas but not all doulas  are birth keepers as  most certified doulas are bound and limited in how they can support women by whatever scope their certifying organization has set.  I certified 3 times (in ten years ) with DONA and I learned much along the way …

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Athena’s Homebirth

Athena Isabelle was born in June and was welcomed by THREE big brothers. Her momma is also a birth doula and I was her doula and birth photographer. Not that she really needed much doula love. She made her home water birth look so easy and labored silently . Her …

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Connor Joseph Birth Story

On June 25, 2018 I was called to my 5th birth this month. Her membranes had released 24 hrs prior and I was the back up doula , and her birth photographer .  Unfortunately she was not progressing as the birth center had needed due to the laws here in …

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Amaya’s Birth Story | Jacksonville-St Augustine Birth Photographer

This is the  birth  story of Amaya . I was blessed to be her mother’s birth doula and photographer. Amaya’s father is currently deployed and sadly was not able to be  present at  her birth . Check out her story and video over on my photography blog ! http://lisaolschewskephotography.com/blog/2018/5/amayas-birth-story-st-augustine-jacksonville-birth-photographer      

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Sibling Doula Service

Have you ever thought about having your children present at their siblings birth? I am adding to my birth services an option to hire a Sibling Doula. AKA a support nanny for your child or children. You can relax knowing your other children are cared for while you labor and …

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