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King 5 News Story About Doulas

We loving seeing the local news pick up stories about doula support for birth! King 5 featured local doula Emily Lauckhart and a birthing family. The benefits of doula care are many and we are so fortunate in Puget Sound to have dozens of highly trained doulas to choose from.

Curious about doula care? Read […]

2012 Preliminary Seattle Cesarean Rates by Hospital

We have initial 2012 cesarean rates back from the state with some exciting new additions. Beyond a hospital’s overall cesarean rate, we can now show you the cesarean rate just for first time pregnant moms with full term, singleton, head down babies. Finally we have an apples to apples comparison of cesarean rates! Also […]

2012 Seattle Hospital VBAC Rates

Are you hoping for a vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC)? Did you know VBAC support among our local hospitals varies widely? Some hospitals actively encourage all good candidates for VBAC to attempt a trial of labor. Some hospitals have VBAC bans. The Washington State Health Care Authority has taken a particular interest in VBAC […]

Five Awesome Things About Oxytocin You Probably Don’t Know

What is oxytocin?
It’s the cuddle hormone. It’s the hormone of love, bonding, sex, labor and breastfeeding. Your brain makes it in the hypothalamus and stores it to be released from the ¬†pituitary gland. Oxytocin controls the following reflexes: uterine contraction during labor, the letdown reflex during breastfeeding, sexual arousal in men and women. It […]

The Royal Treatment

So have you heard? The Duchess of Cambridge, Kate and Prince William are pregnant with their first baby. Now if you are slightly less royal than the duchess, never fear… you can still get the royal treatment during your birth by hiring a doula! Doulas specialize in spoiling pregnant woman by providing emotional and […]

In Tandem Midwifery

West Seattle Midwives

We’re featured in The Herald!

We are thrilled to be featured in From Herald Health magazine, available in the Sunday, Sept. 23rd edition of The Herald! Be sure to read this great article on what doulas do.

Emily Weaver Brown Photography

Seattle Photographer

Yoga at Studio Be

Kirkland Prenatal Yoga

Gita Vasudeva

Seattle chiropractor