Russian birth keeper Zifa Astashko

Last May I had the honor of traveling to Russia to teach at a…

Postpartum Invention #4: The Milk Retreat

A "Milk Retreat" is a set amount of time a mother chooses to…

Postpartum invention #3: The Mama-Sitter

A Mama-Sitter is a friend, family member, or postpartum doula…

twins + triplets interview with Portland doula Julia Schetky

When parents are expecting multiples the need for support is…

Postpartum Support Invention #2: The House Fairy

If you give birth at a hospital or birthing center, imagine coming…

Postpartum Support Invention #1: The A-Team

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An A-team is two-four friends that you ask to be your Allies,…