Having A Second Baby: Why There’s Enough Love For Both

When I was pregnant with my second baby, toddler running around, I had many questions about how I would handle life as the mother of two. I wondered in my heart how I could love another child as much as I loved my firstborn. How will I handle adding another, living, breathing, human being into…

Motherhood, and my favorite thing about it… | Tampa Mom| Tampa doula

I was recently approached by an online publication and asked “what do you love most about being a Mom?”. There was so much flowing through my mind with this loaded and open ended question. This is how I answered it- “I love being a Mom because although I am challenged daily, and feel defeated often…

Tampa family resources Vol. 1

As a Mom of five I am always on the hunt not only for resources that could benefit my family personally but also resources that could benefit my One Love family. When you hire us for services, whether this is for birth support, child birth education, or placenta services please know our relationship does not…

VBAC vs. C-Section: What You Need To Know

VBAC vs. C-Section: What You Need To Know April is Caesarean section month, we have had the privilege of holding many hands while preparing for a planned Caesarean section (c-section) due to medical reasons as well as the hands we held while our client is being whisked into an unplanned c-section. What we want to…

How To Introduce Your Dog To Your Baby

It’s a part of our birth plan we often overlook. Our pets that receive loads of attention prior to baby’s arrival now have to deal with a new person in the home. This transition, doesn’t have to be difficult,  we have some tips that aim to help and make it easy to introduce your dog…

Florida Hospital Birthing Center | Tampa Hospital Tour

We kicked off our Tampa Bay Birth Tour by visiting the Florida Hospital birthing center in Tampa and chatting with Emily Sullivan, RN and Birth Designer.   Florida Hospital Tampa located off of Fletcher Ave is dedicated to gifting you with The Birth Day Experience, what does this mean for you? Prior to your delivery…

We’re going to the Expo, come visit us!

The Prego Expo is a national pregnancy, parenting, and baby event. When I first participated in the Expo I was pregnant myself (more then three years ago). It was so much fun! Juliana and Samantha are the creators of  The Prego Expo and Moms themselves. They felt there was a need for a one stop…

How do I know who is the best doula for my birth team?

We are so lucky to live in the Tampa Bay area, there are many experienced doulas full of passion and drive and most of all energy for this type of service. So out of all the choices you have, you may wonder, “how do I know which is the right fit?” Let me start by…

Midwife Benefits: Why I Chose A Midwife

Midwife Benefits: Why I Chose A Midwife After becoming a Registered Nurse, I viewed healthcare, birth and the birth process differently. Some of the things that motivated me to become a Nurse were that of bedside care and being able to truly provide emotional and physical support to my patients. Fast forward to the news…

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