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Megan’s Sleep Story: Podcast Episode #80

2019-07-17T16:14:32-04:00

Megan Kretz, one of Alyssa's sleep clients, tells us about her sleep training journey with her daughter at 9 months and again at 19 months.  She says that as a working mom, it meant spending a little less time with her daughter, but that it was all worth it because the quality of the time [...]

Megan’s Sleep Story: Podcast Episode #802019-07-17T16:14:32-04:00

Supporting a Postpartum Mother: Podcast Episode #79

2019-07-09T16:41:26-04:00

Elsa Lockman, LMSW of Mindful Counseling talks to us today about how partners, family members, and other caregivers can support a mother during those critical postpartum weeks to ensure she seeks help if needed.  How do you approach a new mother and what are her best options for care?  You can listen to this complete [...]

Supporting a Postpartum Mother: Podcast Episode #792019-07-09T16:41:26-04:00

The Minority Bride: Podcast Episode #78

2019-07-10T12:44:55-04:00

Alyssa: Hi, welcome to Ask the Doulas. It’s Alyssa and I’m talking with Gaby again if you remember her. Last time she told us her lovely birth stories. Hi Gaby. Gaby: Hi Alyssa, good to be back. Alyssa: I want to learn about your business. So Connie’s Bridal Boutique. Gaby: Yes. Alyssa: [...]

The Minority Bride: Podcast Episode #782019-07-10T12:44:55-04:00

7 Ways To Save Money When Having A Baby

2019-07-02T17:12:15-04:00

Emily Graham is the creator of mightymoms.net. She believes being a mom is one of the hardest jobs around and wanted to create a support system for moms from all walks of life. On her site, she offers a wide range of information tailored for busy moms -- from how to reduce stress to [...]

7 Ways To Save Money When Having A Baby2019-07-02T17:12:15-04:00

Gaby’s Birth Stories: Podcast Episode #77

2019-06-26T14:15:37-04:00

Gaby is a local business owner in Grand Rapids and talks to Alyssa about the birth stories of both of her children. You can listen to this complete podcast episode on iTunes or SoundCloud.     Alyssa: Hi, welcome to Ask the Doulas podcast. I am Alyssa and I’m excited to be [...]

Gaby’s Birth Stories: Podcast Episode #772019-06-26T14:15:37-04:00

Jamie’s Breastfeeding Experience: Podcast Episode #76

2019-06-12T16:14:32-04:00

Jamie Platt, Birth and Postpartum Doula with Gold Coast Doulas, tells us about three completely different breastfeeding experiences with her three children.  This podcast was recorded over a year ago, and Jamie is now a certified lactation counselor.  You can listen to this complete podcast episode on iTunes or SoundCloud. Alyssa:  Hi, welcome [...]

Jamie’s Breastfeeding Experience: Podcast Episode #762019-06-12T16:14:32-04:00

HOW TO TAKE A SOCIAL MEDIA BREAK ON MATERNITY LEAVE

2019-07-03T19:46:38-04:00

We are so very excited to share this guest blog with you because not only is the author an amazing mother and entrepreneur, but she is also a past client. With over 10 years experience in social media strategy and digital marketing, Chris found her purpose after having her daughter. Pre-baby, she was a [...]

HOW TO TAKE A SOCIAL MEDIA BREAK ON MATERNITY LEAVE2019-07-03T19:46:38-04:00

Benefits of A Postpartum Doula and Why Should You Hire One?

2019-07-03T19:48:12-04:00

Author Bio: Roselin Raj is a journalist and a writer. She has been writing extensively on health and wellness related topics for over a decade. Besides her professional interests, she loves a game of basketball or a good hike in her free time to fuel her spirits. “Health is wealth” is one motto of [...]

Benefits of A Postpartum Doula and Why Should You Hire One?2019-07-03T19:48:12-04:00