Tag Archives: support

Breastfeeding video

I saw this video on breastfeeding today on MSNBC. I liked hearing how mothers aren’t at fault if they don’t breastfeed because so much is stacked against them, from work not permitting time to pump to hospitals that give formula … Continue reading

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When the unexpected happens

As doulas, we are honored to be invited to share in one of life’s most joyous events – the birth of a baby. But for some families, joy turns to grief. Recently there were two infant deaths in the Open … Continue reading

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Taking risks – women helping women

For a long time, the board and staff at Open Arms have discussed starting a blog. We toss it around, agree there is a lot to say, and we agree we should “look into it.” But then, as people often … Continue reading

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