When life changes, most people tend to make a move. One reason moving occurs is usually because your family is growing. So whether you are expecting your first child, or your fourth, your needs from a home will change too. You have to think about what kind of childhood you envision your children to have. [...]
Baby outings? Can I really shop with my baby?
By Andrea Stainbrook An outing with your baby doesn't have to be hard! Babies are squishy and adorable and well frankly a lot of work! Normal outings like heading to the grocery store, or to shop for some new clothes can feel like daunting tasks. I know I sometimes rather wait for my hubby to [...]
The Fear of Giving Birth Again
"You have done this before. You know what you are doing!" Anyone who has given birth once and is now preparing to birth baby number 2, or 3, or 10 has probably heard someone say this. Maybe you feel like, "Heck ya I got this!" Or you maybe you want to reply, "Do I know what I'm doing? Is it too late to back out?"
April the Giraffe | The Watched Pot… Stays in Labor?
It is amazing to witness a birth. Seeing a human enter the world is a beautiful and spiritual thing. Watching animals birth is equally awe-inspiring. How they seem to just know exactly how to move and where to go. Miss April the Giraffe is about to give birth. She's a Giraffe in New York anxiously [...]
Who is Metro Detroit Doula Services? A Blog Series | Meet Dana Lange
Dana Lange is a Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician and wonderful human being! We are thrilled she joined our team to bring safety and security to all of the families we serve. She brings her knowledge and compassion with everyone she works with. Read below to learn more about one of our favorite people! Tell [...]
My Postpartum Body
Would I ever be comfortable in my own skin? Not only did I gain weight, but I didn’t recognize my postpartum body at all.
Who is Metro Detroit Doula Services? A Blog Series | Meet Andrea Stainbrook
Andrea is certified with ProDoula as a Labor Doula, pre-certified as a Postpartum Doula, and is currently working on her certification as a Childbirth Educator with ProDoula.
Autumn Fun at Upland Hills Farm
Written by: Amy Hammer, co-owner of Metro Detroit Doula Services, Labor Doula, Postpartum Doula, and CPPS Fall is upon us and in Michigan that means fun with the family at cider mills, apple orchards, pumpkin patches, and farms to name a few. Janice Rex-Weaver works at Upland Hills Farm in Oxford. She does marketing and [...]
Don’t Forget Her.
...baby deserves a LOT of focus. But so does someone else.
Don’t forget your B.R.A.I.N.
Decisions. Parenting (as well as life in general) seems comprised of decision after decision. It starts in pregnancy and will continue. Some are easy, most are not. You want to make a well thought out choice. What to do when you are at a crossroads?