Doula Musings

When To Hire a Postpartum Doula

By Jodi Long | September 22, 2021

So when should you hire a postpartum doula? The bigger question is-what IS postpartum doula support? The bigger question needs to be answered first-what IS postpartum doula support?  According to the American Pregnancy Association, ‘a postpartum doula provides evidence based information on things such as infant feeding, emotional and physical recovery from birth, infant soothing,…

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What is a baby nurse vs a postpartum doula?

By Jodi Long | August 30, 2021

What is a ‘baby nurse’ anyway?  Many families are familiar with the concept of a night nurse or baby nurse. But what are baby nurses and why would someone want to hire one for their family? The term ‘baby nurse’ really is interesting, because the person acting in this role is not an RN/LPN (a…

Doula Services near Me in Metro Detroit

Doula Services Near Me

By Jodi Long | November 17, 2019

As I put the final touches on the website (final? not sure they will ever be final-haha) I am learning so much about what types of terms people look for on the web as they begin their search for a birth doula or a postpartum doula. What stands out for me, which is prompting this…