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…

13Jun/17

Now Announcing: Car Seat Check for Safety!

In the last week, it has been my absolute privilege to perform a private car seat check for three of our postpartum families. Three families are now riding safer and feeling more confidentRead 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…