Birth Planning: Why and How to Write A Birth Plan + Ideas

Your birth is quickly approaching. We speak to many new and second time parents who ask for advice and suggestions on how to best communicate their birth wishes to their provider. This is best achieved through writing a birth plan! But maybe you don’t even know what your birth wishes are and what to expect?…

A Coach for New Parents – Our Latest Service for new parents in Tampa!

We at One Love are excited to announce that New Parent Coaching is on its way, Tampa Bay! New Parent Coaching will take how we support families to a whole different level by offering a wider spectrum of services that doesn’t just support and educate you on matters related to birth and pregnancy, but meets…

What is a Concierge Pediatrician? An At-Home Pediatrician Might Be For You!

We sat with Dr. Lastra, owner of @head2toepediatrics, and it was such a treat learning about her Concierge Pediatric services. Concierge pediatric services offer the same services as an in-office pediatrician but with all the benefits of being accessible in one’s home. It’s a brand new concept that is in high demand, so here’s the low…

5 Ways A Postpartum Doula Helped Our Family

Just before giving birth to my daughter, my husband and I decided to invite a postpartum doula into our family. This was a last minute decision that we arrived at due to the circumstances surrounding the coronavirus. We’d be unable to have family around to help most of the time, so we decided to hire…

Pelvic Floor Therapy: 3 Things You May Not Know | Tampa Doula Tips

One Love Doula in Tampa Bay believes in caring for you completely from providing emotional support to supplementary services. This means we take the time to identify community partners that offer amazing local Tampa services that can contribute to your overall health, as well as birth services and postpartum goals.  Have you ever considered Pelvic…

5 Comfort Measures & Positions to Practice

So you are preparing for the big day – your labor and birth is coming up!  We know there is a lot to get through when it comes to your checklist. You are probably completing your birth plan, finalizing the nursery, and prepping meals for the postpartum period – but you may be missing one…

One Love Doula Celebrates Year of Growth With Tampa Doula Retreat

Although we are continuously growing, One Love Doula’s mission remains the same. We strive to provide the best possible service in the area of birth planning, pregnancy support, labor support, and postpartum services.  Our team of experienced doulas in Tampa have the neverending passion to serve others, and we are eternally grateful to be allowed…

Ten Benefits of Hiring a Doula in Tampa

Having a baby is one of the most beautiful times in one’s life: from finding out that you’re pregnant to finally meeting your child! It can also be one of the most stressful times, which is where finding a doula can be one of your best decisions. You may be thinking, “Where can I find a doula…

Pregnancy Overwhelm? Everything Is Going To Be Alright

Pregnancy and birth are full of beautiful, new experiences; however, we know this time can feel overwhelming to say the least! With Google, thousands of books, and the advice of well-meaning friends and family, it can be difficult to know which way to turn. FAIL TO PLAN, PLAN TO FAIL. One of our favorite phrases…

Planning an Epidural? Here’s How a Doula Can Help.

You may think that a doula is only useful for unmedicated or vaginal births. However, doula support is very valuable in every birth, regardless of where it takes place, or if your labor is unmedicated, medicated, or a cesarean. Often, we are asked, “How can a doula help me if I’m thinking of an epidural,…

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