Why You Should Spend More Time Thinking About Postpartum Planning

As Labor Doulas, we spend most of our time educating and preparing our One Love family members for a positive birth experience. We would not be serving you well if we did not talk about the part that lasts much longer: the postpartum experience.  The postpartum time period is defined as “the first 6 weeks…

Newborn Care: 3 tips for the New Parent

One of the top things we go over with our newly postpartum clients is newborn care! Sometimes it can be a difficult to remember everything our wonderful care team tells us right after babe is born. Here are our top 3 tips based on the most commonly asked questions we get about how to take…

Motherhood Anxiety And Ways To Cope

We are more than halfway through 2020 and we can all admit, it has been a challenging one. How are you all hanging in there? Lately, we have been talking with a lot of other soon to be parents and people that are already parents. A very common and nerve racking topic that has come…

Motherhood and Corona- An Expert discussion Panel

These are worrisome times, and even more so for soon to be and current parents. How does Florida look As of May 15th, 2020 Florida reports over 43,000 cases of Covid-19 and over 1,000 deaths due to this virus. We’ve heard from our pregnant clients about their fears of delivering during these times, and we…

Birth during Covid-19 | How to support the laboring person

There’s no doubt that the times that we are in are difficult and uncertain; especially for those of our One Love family getting ready to give birth. Whether it is for the first time or the fourth time, giving birth right now is different and challenging, to say the least. Most hospitals have made the difficult choice…

Five tips for your C-section recovery

A cesarean (C-section) is a surgical procedure where the baby is delivered via an incision to the lower abdomen & uterus. April is Cesarean Awareness Month and we want to provide some additional support to anyone undergoing a C-section, whether planned or unplanned. Reasons for a C-section Some examples of why a cesarean would be…

Virtual doula support and COVID19

First we want to ask- how are you? We hope that you are taking time for deep breaths and centering yourself with your thoughts, while attempting to calm fears. An excellent relaxation session offered by evidenced based birth can be accessed here. We may not be with you in person but we are still very…

Why I chose a doula| A client’s view point

For this next post in our blog series, we decided on interviewing a previous client.  We happen to be lucky to call our previous clients a part of the “One Love family”! Meet Danielle- We had a chance to speak with Dani Jackson about a few different topics. Ranging from why she and her hubby…

Tampa Infusion therapy and pregnancy

Hey, One Lovers! First blog of the new year (January felt like an entire year on its own) and we have some great information and resource for you, your pregnancy and postpartum journey. For these next few blogs we have decided to do a series of interviews for you. We plan to pack these full…

Should I tell? Keeping your pregnancy secret-or not…

Congratulations! You just found out you are pregnant! In the next instant, your mind is going wild with who you should tell, when you should tell them, and how? A common question these days in regards to pregnancy is when to announce the pregnancy. Many birthing persons and their partners take some time to ponder this question, and…

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