The Ohio Doula

Support and Education for the Birthing Year

Experienced Birth Doulas for Labor Support. Postpartum Support, Placenta Encapsulation , HypnoBirthing, Childbirth Education, Lactation Support for the birthing year. 

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Soooooooo Much Baby Stuff

Let's get down to the nuts and bolts. I am a minimalist (although my mother and mother in law could never be accused of minimalism). There are so many things we've been told we need before baby comes and many are big ticket items. When being completely honest with ourselves there isn't a whole lot a newborn baby needs beyond some diapers (cloth or disposable), wipes, mamas chest, and milk. However, some baby gear is nice to have. I'll list my top ten items. Tell me, what do you think is a necessity? 

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Does your Birth Month Determine Your Health?

Recently, a study by researchers at Columbia University was published that indicated certain birth months are correlated with higher rates of certain diseases. It was a fairly well designed study with a sample size of 1.7 million patients at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/CUMC between 1985 and 2013. 

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Is A Party More Important Than Your Baby?

What is personalized, continuous care, support, and education worth to you? Is your child and making sure he or she has the best possible start in life with parents who are totally supported worth 1/10th the cost of that big party you might have thrown a few years back?

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Ryan Reynolds, and why he actually matters...

See, Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively matter in the grand discussion of parenting and how we choose to support one another. The Prince of England and Kate matter in the grand discussion of parenting and how we choose to support one another. Why do they matter? Because what happened to them on a very public, very global scale, where they were reprimanded and maligned for simple parenting mistakes, happens, on a much smaller, much more personal, but still damaging and hurtful level, to new parents every day. 

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The Ohio Doula
6660 N. High Street, Suite 1G, Columbus, OH 43085
(614) 467-0534
linsey@theohiodoula.com

 

Experienced Birth Doulas for Labor Support. Postpartum Support, Placenta Encapsulation, HypnoBirthing, Childbirth Education and Lactation Support.
Serving Central Ohio and the Dayton area.