November 2, 2015

Today marks five years since the arrival of my first doula baby. And today also marks five years since the birth of my profession, my career, and (eventually) the Family Ways agency.

 

To mark this illustrious birthday, I'd like to share with you five things I've learned...

August 27, 2015

 

The thing they don't tell you about postpartum depression is that, while for most of us it's 100% survivable on a day-to-day basis, you wake up one morning and discover that it's over and that the last two years of your life are more or less as blur. (Yes, you read th...

July 8, 2015

Doulas are amazing people. And I would venture to say most of us don't even realize the power we hold to change a situation for the positive.

 

Yesterday, I went to the gym. I know this doesn't sound like a big deal, but for me it was tremendously traumatizing. For me, t...

May 10, 2015

Happy Mother's Day to you and your loved ones, from all of us at Family Ways! We'd love to see you at one of our upcoming classesworkshops, or support groups. Sign up today and save 10% with code MOMSDAY15 -- our Mother's Day gift to you! Enjoy your special day!

March 17, 2015

 

Exciting news! Family Ways will be exhibiting at this year's DC Birth & Babies Fair! If you'd like to join us at this amazing event, we have a special offer for you! Just enter coupon code INFAMILYWAYS when purchasing your tickets, and receive an instant 10% off. How...

November 22, 2014

As doulas we are gifted with the unique opportunity to watch a truly beautiful moment unfold. Each birth has its moments of sheer beauty, often accompanied by the first wailings of a newborn's voice, or the shower of love after a job well done.

 

But sometimes these...

September 25, 2014

I mean, who isn't looking for some home-cooked noodle kugel this time of year? Kugel is a traditional Jewish noodle casserole (not to be confused with Kegel, a pelvic floor exercise). In honor of the Jewish New Year and in celebration of all things Fall, add pumpkin to...

September 20, 2014

Good news! A dear friend of mine is offering an excellent talk and Q&A:

 

Regaining Resiliency for Mom, Baby and Family after Cesarean

October 12, 2014

6:30 pm

Meeting at Kadin Chiropractic

Rockville, MD

Free!

 

From Angela:

 

I support women, children, babi...

September 20, 2014

Family Ways is pleased to offer our

 

COMFORT MEASURES WORKSHOP
Saturday, Sept 27, 2014
3:00 - 6:00 pm
Rockville, MD
$75/couple

 

"If a woman doesn't look like a goddess during labor, then someone isn't treating her right." ~ Ina May Gaskin

 

This 3-hour class covers all the...

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