All posts by Stacy Ash

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About Stacy Ash

Stacy is married and mother to three adult children, two dogs and two cats. Beyond being a doula of over 16 years, Stacy enjoys mentoring students, tent camping or a 4-star hotel, cooking big meals for family and friends, movies, a lovely latte or a cup of tea and scones.

06Oct/17
popcorn and a movie, waiting for baby,

Waiting for Baby. Let Your Heart Smile.

You know your estimated due date, but we know that is not an expiration date. It’s an estimate, a date given based on averages. Will you have your baby before or afterRead More…

26Sep/17
postpartum supermom newparent

Get Back in the Game. Postpartum Bad Advice.

Suck it up buttercup. Why are you so tired? You need to get back in the game. These are things that people say to us after we have a baby. But evenRead More…

19Sep/17
childbirth choices, parenting choices

Life is full of choices. Use your brain.

Choices. There are so many choices, so many paths. There are many reasons why a choice you make today might not be the same choice you make tomorrow. There are many variablesRead More…

03Mar/17
think before you speak

Think before you speak and stare.

Stares and odd-ball comments that just make you shake your head. That’s what happens when you’re pregnant. April the giraffe knows what I’m talking about! I’m sure she is humming, “I alwaysRead More…

13Feb/17
Love life and Valentine baby

Valentine baby and your love life

  So, you’re expecting your Valentine baby soon. Or maybe you’re cuddling your little one right now and are immersed in the fourth trimester known as postpartum. Either way, your brain mayRead More…

10Dec/16
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A Doula is for You.

In life there are times when you need that person that understands you, that encourages you, that helps you find your strength. In birth, and when adjusting to a new baby andRead More…

19Jan/16
cord blood banking

Cord blood banking and stem cells

Cord blood? Banking? If you have ever had a baby, or read a parenting magazine, or read an article on stem cells you have probably heard of cord blood banking. It’s notRead More…