100 Ways A Partner Can Help in Labor | Picture of husband hugging his wife in labor in a hospital gown

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 …

Portland Oregon mom holding her baby and smiling | This Vancouver Washington birth story of how she gave birth naturally and how her husband got her through it

How My Husband Helped Through Our Natural Birth

Reliving my birth experience makes me realize one thing. Once your baby is on your chest, all the pain and experiences of labor fade away!   We had gone to Salt & Straw, a Portland Oregon favorite Ice Cream Shop, …

How to prepare for baby's sleep blog from Portland Oregon sleep trainer

The Number One Thing to Prepare for Baby’s Best Sleep

Kaylan Adams with Big Dreams Sleep Coaching, tells us how to prepare for baby’s best sleep! Sleep when baby comes?! How do we do that? Sleep can be hard to come by when you’re pregnant. You can’t find a comfortable position, …

the best essential oils for pregnancy and birth | A Portland Oregon birth doula tells how to use oils in the hospital

The Must Have Essential Oils for Pregnancy and Birth

Essential oils seem to be all the rage right now! They smell delicious, they have physical, mental, and emotional benefits and are affordable for everyday use. If you are healthy, low risk and mindful of proper usage, essential oils for …