preparation & education


Birthing From Within by Pam England

The Birth Partner: Everything You Need to Know to Help a Woman through Childbirth by Penny Simkin

Natural Health After Birth: The Complete Guide to Postpartum Wellness by Aviva Jill Romm

The First Forty Days: The Essential Art of Mothering the New Mother by Heng Ou 


Evidence Based Birth - latest research on many birth related topics

Spinning Babies - treasure trove of information on optimal fetal positioning including online classes

Mama on the Mend - valuable tips for postpartum healing & recovery


Hypnobabies Self Study Course - complete course to prepare you to use hypnosis for birth preparation

Guided Meditation for Conception, Pregnancy and Birth - guided imagery, affirmations & hypnotic techniques

Headspace Pregnancy Pack - mindfulness tools for pregnancy

Penny Simkin's YouTube videos -  short lessons on many important childbirth education topics


Meal Train - website to coordinate meal delivery from friends & family

Blue Apron - simple meal kits delivered to your home

Alice's Kitchen at Honey Hill Homestead - community supported foods meal delivery service

Beets and Barley - meal delivery

GreenLove Eco Services local house cleaners

Childbirth Education  |  DOULA CARE  |  Lactation Support

serving pregnant, birthing & newborn families in Western Massachusetts

attending births in Greenfield, Florence, Northampton, Holyoke, Springfield, Pittsfield, Brattleboro and HOME | 413.325.6056 | po box 90 ashfield, ma 01330-0090

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