Placenta encapsulation is very popular right now. Because of this, there are many people who are offering the service. How can you know who has taken the specialized training and follows the proper protocols to prevent the spread of bloodborne pathogens? How can you know that you are getting your placenta and that it wasn't confused with another placenta?
There are a lot of myths about doulas. Many people who aren't familiar with midwives and doulas mistakenly think they are interchangeable terms. Some think that doulas are just for home births, or even that a doula would not be helpful if you are having a home birth. Other people think that doulas are only for people wanting an un-medicated or natural birth. Let us define these roles and address each myth one by one.
Happy World Doula Week! The purpose of World Doula Week is to help empower doulas to improve the health of women and their families during pregnancy, birth, and postpartum. For this year's World Doula Week, I will tell you a little bit about my life and career as a birth doula in Utah.
See what was covered at March's Positive Birth Group: Mother Blessing Ceremonies.
Want to know more about your Utah doula? Here is a list of random things about me, Karina Robinson, that aren't birth related.
Top questions to consider when choosing a doula for your ideal birth.
12 Days of Christmas Deals from Utah's exceptional birth doulas
Utah Doula Services in the news at the Empowering Fearless Birth Expo in 2016
Doula training guide for women looking to start their doula career.
Salt Lake City doula's birth story of her natural, unmedicated VBAC at the hospital.