Category: Doula

All About Doulas for a Hospital Birth

orchidnestadmin - April 30, 2018

Orchid Nest doulas work with pregnant women in the Coral Springs area to promote positive birthing experiences. Doulas are not just for mothers planning home births. In fact, our practice has a wonderful working relationship with several hospitals in South Florida. It common for mothers to have the safety of a doctor and hospital as well as the support of …

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Advantages of Working with a Doula

orchidnestadmin - April 19, 2018

Orchid Nest doulas happily support expecting and new mothers in West Palm Beach with their pregnancy, delivery, and the days following. Giving birth to a baby is a beautiful and magical experience, but it does not come without its challenges. Many women opt to hire a doula for support through these challenges as a partner and an advocate. Over the …

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6 Benefits of a Water Birth

6 Benefits of a Water Birth

orchidnestadmin - March 27, 2018

For many first time mothers, one of the biggest questions in planning for the birth is whether they should use a birth tub or not. Water births have increased in popularity in recent years and for good reason. Although a waterbirth may not be for every woman, there are many benefits. An experienced doula near you will support your decision …

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Birthing Methods: Planning for a Better Birth

Birthing Methods: Planning for a Better Birth

orchidnestadmin - March 20, 2018

Creating a perfect birth plan is a major goal for every expectant mother, and choosing a birth method is a big part of that plan. The moment your child is born is the most powerful moment in a woman’s life. However, lots of planning and preparation goes into making that moment everything she hopes for. Planning includes choosing a birthing …

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How Does Hypnobirthing Work?

How Does Hypnobirthing Work?

orchidnestadmin - February 27, 2018

Hypnobirthing is a technique that utilizes meditation, deep focus breathing, visualization, and relaxation to comfort mothers during child labor. The goal of hypnobirthing is for a woman to replace fear of pain with relaxation for a relatively easy birth. Since the early 20th century when doctors started medicalizing childbirth, the idea of childbirth has been made to sound worse and …

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