Hi all. I am about 4 months pregnant with my first, and I've started to get questions about who my providers are and what is important to me in a pregnancy/birthing experience. I've never really thought about it before, and I don't really know! [more inside]
Should my husband and I get a doula to assist at my labor, which will be a medically-required induction at 39 weeks? [more inside]
I'm working to build my doula business. I'm a labor and postpartum doula. And I need a website, which means I need a name. Help me, Metafilter! [more inside]
I'm pregnant - do I really need a midwife or doula? [more inside]
Hey There Brilliant People! Could you please send me any film, tv or play suggestions that are about women going through pregnancy, the affect that has on their marriage, and women who work with doulas and midwives while pregnant? Thanks so much!
I've got kids with medical problems and I need someone to help me manage our home. What is this called and how do I go about finding it? [more inside]
Business Names: How similar is too similar? [more inside]
Looking for an obstetrician in Minneapolis or St. Paul, as well as general guidance on natural childbirth options/timelines. [more inside]
I'm currently pregnant with my first child (whee!) and as a single-mom-to-be am kind of freaking out. It's been recommended to me that I investigate hiring a doula to help with labour and delivery as well as post-partum. I need recommendations if you have them on the who as well as what to look for in a good doula. [more inside]
What is it like to be a doula? [more inside]
Most useful things a husband can do in the third trimester. [more inside]
My childbirth education coach/ doula is trying to sue me. She says I am refusing to pay but she's well aware that I don't have an income any longer and has even helped me with my job search. What kind of rights do I have in the amount of time that I'm given or the wording that she's using? [more inside]
Is there any chance of finding a doula (in Chicago) that will work with us at 39 weeks? Any recommendations? Thanks!
We're expecting our first baby in January 2010, and I'm looking for recommendations for all things prenatal in NYC. Anything you can recommend from midwives and doulas to shopping and yoga would be greatly appreciated! [more inside]
Should we use a doula for our hospital birth? [more inside]