Posts by DoulaEnza

Sleeping on your right side? Don’t freak out!!

Posted on Sep 12, 2017 in Uncategorized

I am always amazed at where people go to find their information and how many wives tales are still believed to this day. You know like for instance, “don’t raise your hands above your head or your baby will strangle?” Not possible! And here’s my favorite, sleeping on your right side will kill your baby. Here’s the scoop: Sleeping on your left side will increase the amount of blood and nutrients that reach the placenta and your baby HOWEVER sleeping on your right side will not decrease the blood flow to your baby. The only position you should avoid and can cause...

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Natural, Epidural, c-section…it just doesn’t matter!!

Posted on Sep 11, 2017 in Uncategorized

I wrote this 2 years ago and so worth putting it out there again! As a Doula who has seen birth in a variety of ways, please be careful of the words you choose when describing the birth of a baby…an epidural does not make you a failure, pitocin does not make you a failure, hospital births do not make you a failure, c-sections do not make you a failure!! Giving birth any way you desire with whatever outcome makes you the best mom ever because in the end you chose life!!!

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The Edge of Innovation

Posted on Sep 10, 2017 in Uncategorized

What’s a doula? Thrilled to be part of a podcast on The Edge of Innovation with Paul Parisi. Take a listen and find out about my role in the doula world! The Edge of Innovation

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