A Better Cesarean Birth Experience

A Better Cesarean Birth Experience

Understanding what a cesarean birth is key. Whether planned or unplanned, there are situations during pregnancy or labor necessitating medical assistance, including cesarean birth. When birth looks different than you originally imagined, you may be wondering, how...
Planning for Postpartum (during your pregnancy)

Planning for Postpartum (during your pregnancy)

Blog written by Ayesha Chatterjee, Metropolitan Doulas If you are pregnant or hoping to be, it is likely you have a plan for your birth setting and space, the people you would like present, and the process you would like to see unfold. These are your choices – and you...
Thinking of growing your family? Do these four things before you choose your Provider and Place of birth!

Thinking of growing your family? Do these four things before you choose your Provider and Place of birth!

1. Look at the data Did you know that where you give birth and who you give birth with may be two of the most important determinants of birthing vaginally or by cesarean?  “While being overweight, diabetic, or older can make it more likely for a woman to have a...