4 things to think about when you’re expecting, according to doulas

May 17th, 2018

4 things to think about when you’re expecting, according to doulas

Seven years ago, friends, doulas, and entrepreneurs Tara Brooke and Gina Giordano co-founded Doula Trainings International (DTI) with the goal of offering a model for doula training that was appealing, inclusive and accessible.

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How to cope with breastfeeding sweats and other post-pregnancy hormonal changes

May 15th, 2018

How to cope with breastfeeding sweats and other post-pregnancy hormonal changes

Most people know, or at least intuit, that the process of pregnancy and birth is the most extraordinary thing. Nine months of dramatic bodily changes, possible nausea, weird food obsessions and a grand finale of contractions and pushing. And then, a baby.

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Mommy movement patterns: pelvic floor exercises in everyday life post-pregnancy

May 3rd, 2018

Mommy movement patterns: pelvic floor exercises in everyday life post-pregnancy

When recovering from childbirth there is a lot of focus on your pelvic floor muscles and deep abdominals (Transverse Abdominis or TVA). This is important and should form the foundation for everything else to follow. But then what?

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