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May 18, 2018

You Named Your Baby What?

I remember when I was pregnant with my first baby, we had been told it would be a girl, and so naturally off to the baby name book I went.   I looked through literally thousands of options.   As my husband and I discussed names, it became abundantly...

October 24, 2017

What Happens When Birth Rages?

When we tell others that we are doulas, you can imagine that we get a variety of responses. At our latest public event, we had a combination of responses including: “Oh! My friend (Blank) told me about you all! She said you were the best thing...

September 18, 2017

A Better Postpartum- Mother Superior Nourishing Package

When a person becomes a mother, without a doubt, it can be a beautiful (and sometimes brutal) transition that takes place. The body, mind, and heart are all completely stretched. It's all things sacred, and all things new, combined into one. With recognizing this incredible transition, we...

May 13, 2017

National Nurses’ Week- Kelly

We're sure you all know by now that we are sharing some of our favorite nurses on the blog this week in celebration of National Nurses' Week. Tonight, we are talking to a Nurse that not only is a leader in the NICU, but who...

May 12, 2017

National Nurses’ Week- Frannie

This week has been full of so many wonderful interviews with local nurses. We are about half-way through, and may even have to share a couple early next week. You see, that's the thing about Nurses, they show up. And we all love them for...

May 10, 2017

National Nurses’ Week- Shannon

This week is all about Nurses, and each of us at Doulas of Marquette are thankful for the amazing nurses we have locally. We have seen them bring comfort, bring expertise, and bring a sense of calm to storms that our clients are facing. So...

May 8, 2017

National Nurses’ Week- Jennifer

You likely have noticed by now that we are featuring some of our favorite local nurses in order to celebrate National Nurses' Week. So far we have shared our interview with L&D Nurses Monica and Megan.  Today, we are talking to Jennifer Turek, NICU RN. Jennifer is...

May 7, 2017

National Nurses’ Week- Megan

If you didn't hear, we are featuring some of our favorite local Nurses this week! We started off celebrating National Nurses' Week by interviewing Monica yesterday. And today we are talking with Megan Blixt, RN. [caption id="attachment_1457" align="aligncenter" width="560"] Megan and her family.[/caption] DOM: Tell us about your...

May 7, 2017

National Nurses’ Week- Monica

Did you know that this week is National Nurses' Week? Well, it's true! Here at Doulas of Marquette, we are super thankful for the nurses that we get to work alongside in supporting each of you in your births. As we went to drop off...

April 21, 2017

Tips For Introducing Your Human Baby to Your Fur Baby

Almost every day a young couple will come into my clinic as proud new parents of their first “baby”—a puppy or kitten. It’s a very rewarding experience to watch them grow along with their young animal, learning to get up in the middle of the...