16Feb/18

Broken Boobs

I remember distinctly the lump in my throat and the hot tears welling up in my eyes as the lactation consultant was describing what she was feeling in my engorged, painful breastRead More…

22Dec/17

Don’t Forget This for Your Homebirth!

So you’re having a homebirth! And you’re no doubt fielding ALL the questions: “People still DO that???” “Can you still get an epidural???” “No, really, people still DO THAT???” And while their jokingRead More…

19Feb/16

Birth Center of Bloomington-Normal Update

Earlier this year, Heartland Doulas had the privilege of being invited to an after-hours meeting to discuss the Birth Center of Bloomington-Normal. As you may know, free-standing birth centers (meaning not physicallyRead More…

12Feb/16
Child Playing in water table

To helicopter or not to helicopter?

“The best teachers are those who show you where to look, but don’t tell you what to see.”   ~Alexandra K. Trenfor An important aspect of any parenting journey is to let our kids learnRead More…