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Birth Song Blog

Home Birth Supply List

Home Birth Supply List

For the laboring mother, the work of birth is internal. You’re focusing on breathing and your baby as you move toward that moment when her velvet skin will be on your chest. Meanwhile, the birth team is busy with their own tasks, which aren’t so self-contained. They'll use tools and supplies from beginning to end to help you move through birth as comfortably as possible. Though birth will happen no matter what, some important supplies can help your team support you in safe and comforting ways.

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The Difference Between a Doula and a Midwife

The Difference Between a Doula and a Midwife

You may have heard that a doula is a huge help when delivering your baby. This is completely true, and there are even different kinds of doulas to assist you in the birth of your baby. You may also be considering a midwife for your delivery and care, which is a wonderful choice for low-risk women. However, do you know the difference between midwives and doulas? Midwives and doulas often have very similar philosophies of care, but the care they give is very different.

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Moving Through Postpartum Depression

Moving Through Postpartum Depression

If you’re feeling the pull of postpartum depression, do not think you’re alone. As much as your baby needs care and your body needs to heal, your mind and spirit need care as well. Catch the signs of postpartum depression and reach out for help to move through it.

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The Origin Story of Birth Song Botanicals

The Origin Story of Birth Song Botanicals

Growing up in the mountains of northern California, I vividly remember playing outside as a child for hours, making “medicine” in the ancient stones left by Native Americans. Later, my own herbal experience through pregnancy and breastfeeding motivated me to make custom remedies for my midwifery clients. It did not take long to see the pattern of remedies that clients needed again and again.  Thus, Birth Song Botanicals was born in 2009.

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