September 26, 2015

I was recently interviewed by Dearest Doula, and had such a great time!  It was a few months ago, but allowed me to look at where I started and where I am now.  Its very easy to get emotionally distressed when the phones aren't ringing, and there are no incming inquire...

May 27, 2015


I struggled with breast feeding both of my sons. Even after I breast fed my first son over a year, there were new challenges with my second.  It was something that was supposed to come naturally to me as a mother, so why was it so dang hard???  That’s when my doula re...

April 20, 2015


Six Pain Managements Techniques to Try During Labor


The most common questions I get asked during prenatal preparation visits is about how to manage pain during labor.  Here are my top six answers:


6.  Music- A custom playlist has the ability to take you mind anywhere...

March 24, 2015


I have been so fortunate to serve women and their families!  In honor of doula week, I am givingaway a Star Bucks Gift Card!


Happy Doula Week!!! Who wants to win a Starbucks​ gift card?  

To win:

1. Like my FB page

3. Tag a friend in the giveaway post! 

4. Share the givea...

March 12, 2015


In 2010, I became pregnant with my son Liam.  The plan was to give birth at Charleston Birth Place, because I wanted to have a natural birth in the water.  As the weeks went by, we learned that my husband would be transfered to Virgina, and my dreams of a water birth...

February 26, 2015

Beginning on March 20, 2015, ICAN will be providing its members with a FREE viewing of the film Trial of Labor, directed and produced by Rob Humphreys and Elliot Berlin.


ICAN of the Lowcountry will be hosting a number of screenings for the general public.


Look out for...

February 21, 2015

Congrats to the lucky winner of a sample box of homemade soap, 5 ozs of raw Certified Naturally Grown honey, and a homemade lip balm!  Thanks to everyone who played!  I LOVE giveways, and try to do them quarterly, so keep your eyes peeled!



February 18, 2015

When I started working in the Lowcountry, I realized that it was missing a very important resource for mothers with surgical births, and information was hard to obtain about c-section rates and VBACs.  A lot of time there will be physicains that say they support VBACs,...

February 9, 2015

Please consider supporting this orginazation!  Placenta Accreda can be a result of a c-section, and often times women are not informed of this.  Many mothers and babies die from this condition, and women have a right to know!!!  


"Placenta Accreta is an obste...

February 5, 2015


I recently went to a dear friends house stayed the weekend and met with potiental clients.  I have a 1 and 3 year old, and night time was dreaded nightly. I learned a few things that I am going to pass on to you as a traveling doula and mom!


1. Try not to over pack......

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