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My Baby Wants to Snuggle and Hates Being Put Down

HELP! My Baby Wants to Snuggle and Hates Being Put Down

Originally posted on drlaurenkeller.com   While pregnant, you probably read every article on the internet on all the gadgets and goodies you need once the baby arrives to make sure you have a baby registry that set you up for success. The best crib, bassinet, or co-sleeper? Check. The best …

Birth Story

“Too Fit” is Not the Problem

Recently, I was attending a birth as a doula. You should know that at this point in my career, I only take on doula clients that do the work and choose to be “birth fit”. This means preparing mind, body, and soul for this monumental transition and planning for the …

Placenta Encapsulation

Placenta Encapsulation: Using Your Own Vital Force

The placenta is the life force for your little one throughout pregnancy. The placenta is an organ that surrounds the fetus in the womb, allowing for the exchange of blood, nutrients, and waste within the mama.  After birth you have the choice to use your own placenta as a health …

#MomCrushMonday Queen In Training: Meet Jess

Jess is one of the strongest women I’ve ever had the honor of knowing. She gave birth to her beautiful daughter Emmeline in February, and on that day, she redefined my meaning of strength.  I have known many strong women, but not like this; not like Jess.  Leading up to …

BIRTHFIT Podcast 121 Featuring Tracie Enis of National Black Doulas Association

  Lindsey: [00:00:00] So welcome to the BIRTHFIT podcast.   Tracie Enis: [00:00:04] Woooo Lindsey I’m so excited to be here.   Lindsey: [00:00:06] Yeah I’m super stoked to have you too because basically I want to repeat you know three quarters of the conversation we had two weeks ago. …

3 Simple Ways To Support Your Expecting BIRTHFIT Partner

Often times when a couple is expecting, I get questions and concerns from the partner on how they can best support mom and have some more intentional involvement within the pregnancy.  It is easy to feel disconnected since you are not carrying or birthing the baby, at times feeling like …

BIRTHFIT Podcast Episode 117: Emily and Michael Stanwyck Share Their Home Birth Story

    Lindsey: [00:00:00] So welcome back to the BIRTHFIT podcast.   Emily: [00:00:07] Thanks.   Lindsey: [00:00:07] Yeah, tell everybody status like what’s going on. Cause if they listened before they got to hear your pregnancy episode.   Emily: [00:00:17] Yes. So we are 15 days postpartum/Old over here. …

Do I Really Need a Doula if My Partner is Supportive?

The Differences Between a Doula and a Birth Partner Doulas are becoming more widely recognized but there are often many questions about the doula’s role on a birth team. One question that comes up frequently is: How is a doula any different than my birth partner (dad, partner, sister, mom, …

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Brute Strength Podcast Features Dr. Lindsey Mathews, DC & BIRTHFIT Founder

  In the words of Michael with Brute Strength… This week on the Brute Strength Podcast, I interview Lindsey Mathews (@gigemlindsey). Not only is she a coach at DEUCE gym, Lindsey is a doctor of chiropractic that specializes in the biomechanics of the human body. During her career Lindsey has …