5 Things Our New Favorite NBC Show “This Is Us” Got Right About Birth

Catie and Leah Friday Five Things, Labor & Birth, Pregnancy 0 Comments

I’m going to be honest. When I saw that the series premiere for This Is Us would include a birth, I thought to myself “I can’t wait to watch it and see all the things they got wrong!” Typically, that is exactly what happens. As someone who has been hired to support over 200 births, I have never been particularly …

Five Things We Know About: Adding Child #3

Leah Kayes Friday Five Things, Newborns, Postpartum, Pregnancy 0 Comments

#1: You will suffer from overconfidence:  When sweet baby #3 arrives on the scene, you’re no longer wondering “will I love this baby as much as my first?” because you already know your love is not finite.  You aren’t stressing about things like leaving the hospital, car seats and nipple confusion.  You aren’t really stressing at all.   And that’s …

Friday Favorites: Our Favorite Bottle (well…1 of 2 of them!)

Catie Mehl Baby Registry, Friday Favorites 0 Comments

There are so many choices when it comes to most things baby, and bottles are no exception. Before I was a postpartum doula, when I would walk into a Babies-R-Us I was overwhelmed with the number of bottles to choose from. How could I possibly know which bottle would be the best one for my baby?! But in my time …