All in Pregnancy

Placenta Encapsulation

In this episode we discuss placenta encapsulation with certified doula, child birth educator and placenta encapsulator, Anne Ferguson. We learn about the process, the purpose and tips for those interested in having their placenta encapsulated.

Overcoming Challenges Before Pregnancy

One of Ova's pioneer mamas shares the challenges she and her partner faced before deciding to have their first child. This is a powerful story of how overcoming addiction can strengthen communication and trust. What challenges did you and your partner overcome before deciding to have kids? 

Postpartum Doulas

Postpartum doulas are AMAZING! After birth, your body is healing, you are learning how to take care of a tiny human, you may be trying to figure out how to use your breasts in a totally new way and you have all of life's chores to take care of. EXHAUSTING!! Postpartum doulas support mamas with everything from laundry to breastfeeding. The goal is to provide the mom whatever she needs to care for herself and the new baby.

Julie's C-Section

I was old enough to remember the birth of my brother, but I wasn't privy to the pregnancy complications. From a missing hand to early labor, my mom's third birth experience was far from what she expected. 

Doula Spotlight: Natalia Hals

Are you curious about working with a doula during your childbirth? We recently connected with Natalia Hals to learn more about the role of a doula and her childbirth support business, A Woman's Design. Natalia started A Woman's Design so she could provide families a full range of childbirth services--doula support, postpartum support, childbirth education and more.