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Have Coffee with Our Birth Doula Maria

Meet Labor Doula Maria. She is one of our senior Baby Nest birth doulas and has been in the Portland birth world for the past 12 years! Grab some tea or coffee and learn more about what it’s like to …

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4 Reasons Every Mother Needs Acupuncture After Birth

Licensed Acupuncturist Megan Burns with Healing From Within Acupuncture, located in Vancouver, shares with us why every mama needs acupuncture after birth (no matter how old your baby is really!) Why Get Acupuncture After Birth? Pregnancy and birth are powerful …

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How to Reduce Pain in Childbirth with ABC’s

Our Baby Nest doula team came up with this amazing list of ways to reduce pain in childbirth using ABC’s! As birth doulas, we know birth is hard work, but there are things you can do to make it more comfortable, …

How Our Natural Birth Experience United Us as a Couple

Our natural birth experience was amazing, shocking, and beautiful. Reflecting back on my son Elliott’s birth, I’m at a loss for words that can truly describe the experience. Our natural birth experience was amazing, shocking, and beautiful. In preparation to achieve …

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7 Things You Really Need to Bring a Newborn Home

Ready to bring a newborn home? Let’s talk about the only things you really need: You see them all the time, advertisements for newborn items that are a *must have* or are *essential.* Do a quick internet search and you’ll see slideshows …

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100 Ways a Partner Can Support During Labor!

We know first hand how amazing partners and spouses can be during birth, when they know what to do! Here is a list of 100 things you can do to give your partner support during labor and birth, outside of …