Monica is one of those doulas that instantly put new parents at ease. Her presence in and of itself is calming and reassuring. She knows a lot, especially when it comes to multiples! Learn why MDDS clients fall in love with Monica and who she is here! What is the story of your path to [...]
Category: Labor Doula
MDDS: Meet Doula Brook!
Brook is a certified labor doula and postpartum doula! She can help you feel confident as a new parent and also is calming in the birth room! Through her ProDoula trainings she developed skills and knowledge to support new families. Fun may be a word that comes to mind as you get to know her! [...]
MDDS: Meet Doula Heather!
Heather is a bright light that shines on all whom she supports! Whether comforting and guiding folk in the labor room or walking alongside new parents in that early postpartum time. With her experience and desire to always learn more, Heather is one fantastic doula. Let's learn more about exactly who she is! What’s your [...]
MDDS: Meet Doula Beth!
Beth is an experienced doula with a passion for parents! She is a lady who understands and knows how to roll with it. This serves her well as a doula as well as helps folks she supports adjust to the ever-changing experience of pregnancy and early parenthood. She has been with Metro Detroit Doula Services [...]
MDDS: Meet Doula Christina!
Christina is a Certified ProDoula Labor Doula, VBAC Specialist, and Postpartum Placenta Specialist! She has a spunk and a fire that easily inspires those she supports. Keeping her clients focused and grounded through the parenthood process, she will also add a laugh where she can. Metro Detroit Doula Services is thrilled she has been on [...]
MDDS: Meet Doula Neshia!
Neshia brings a warmth and kindness to all whom she supports. Holding certifications from both ProDoula and National Black Doula Association, Neshia has the training, skills, and knowledge to serve her clients with amazing care! Get to know her more here! What is your doula story? I've always been drawn to birth work. I supported [...]
MDDS: Meet Doula Haley!
With a vibrant energy and calming nature, Haley was meant to be a doula! Get to know more about her here and learn some more reasons why she is exactly who she is! Her kindness and caring have led her to a path of supporting new parents. These new parents are some of the luckiest [...]
Cesarean Birth Recovery Tips
Doulas want birthing folk to recover and heal the fastest and smoothest they can. Taking care of yourself after birth is important. These tips will help those planning for or currently recovering from a cesarean birth.
IV fluid and labor
Intravenous fluid can be a common medical tool used during labor. The most common reason for it is to prevent dehydration. IVs can also be placed as a way to administer medicine when needed. Did you know you have options? First off every birth place is different, and every provider is different. One way to [...]
Hospital Bag Checklist for Birth
Preparing for the big day of your baby's arrival means gathering all the things! Often a part of nesting and preparing is getting that bag of stuff you may need for labor all set up and ready. Who doesn't love a good checklist? And also who doesn't love a good bag? Well we have a [...]