Fertility Doula – What Clients Want

As a doula it is likely you have, or will have, clients who have conceived through fertility treatment. In many ways these clients have pregnancies like any other. Your client may or may not experience morning sickness, may or may not have a specific birth plan, may or may not plan on bodyfeeding, just like…

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Fertility Specialist Certification – Why I Signed Up

Why MSP grad and owner of Clarity Maternal is enrolled for our next class: Secondary infertility. Those used to be two words that I had never heard of and didn’t understand. I had friends who were trying for a sibling for their child but were unsuccessful over and over again. I couldn’t fully understand why. They’d had a…

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Unplanned pregnancy after infertility Part 2!

I’m back and writing again. It’s officially been 4 months since the birth of Margo and I’m feeling ready to share more of my story. I’ve had so much to say! In case you missed Part 1 you can get caught up right here but in short, it was a wild ride and years of…

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Unplanned Pregnancy After Infertility

I gave birth to my first daughter after my several years of infertility. And then 6 years later I had an unplanned pregnancy… I’m going to issue a Trigger Warning before even getting into this story because I know if I had to read a post like this 7 years ago, I would have loathed…

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A Doula’s Guide to Pregnancy and Birth After Infertility

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  The struggle with infertility can be one of the most challenging (sad, disappointing, traumatic…you name it!) experiences of someone’s life. In fact, research shows that women experiencing infertility have emotional stress levels similar to cancer patients. What doulas, and any person working in the maternal health field need to know is that the thoughts/feelings…

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