Midwife Adrienne Jones at Presbyterian Dallas

Adrienne Jones, CNM at Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas

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Adrienne Jones, CNM at Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas! We recently had the opportunity to sit down with Adrienne Jones, Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM) and chat with her about maternity care, Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas (otherwise known at Presby Dallas) and her new role as a midwife serving at one of the biggest hospitals in the Dallas and Fort Worth area. I …

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Doulas and Midwives – The Oxytocin Advantage

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Relational Support In a maternity care system where care providers run busy practices, they often have little time to spend one on one with their patients – even though they would like to. However,  doulas and midwives have a unique place in this system. Both are often able to build a relationship with their clients from the moment they meet …

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Five Reasons to Celebrate World Doula Week

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World Doula Week Everyone likes a reason to celebrate and this Wednesday marks the beginning of World Doula Week 2017 – we think that a World Doula Week is a great reason to celebrate! Here are five reasons why expecting families can be thankful for doulas. Five Reasons to Celebrate 1. Having a doula attend your labor increases the odds of having a …

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Thinking of Becoming a Doula?

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Having co-created BEST Doula Training, I have thought a lot about what I believe should be included in doula training.  If you are considering becoming a doula (and you should, it is the best job in the world!), I encourage you to ask each organization some questions so that you can find the program with the best fit for your career.  I have already answered …

Dallas and New Orleans Doula training

Become a Doula

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New Orleans Doula Training If you’re passionate about birth and serving expecting families through compassionate and non-judgmental support through pregnancy, breastfeeding and early postpartum – then you should be a doula and we would love to see you at our upcoming New Orleans Doula training. Best Doula Training will be in NOLA, April 22-24.  The workshop includes 3 full days of …

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Congratulations Whitney | Dallas Lamaze Childbirth Class

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Dallas Lamaze Classes with Whitney Patterson We are so proud of Whitney! She has been a doula with Great Expectations Birth since early 2016 and teaches our Prepared Childbirth Classes. Whitney recently took the extra step to become a certified Lamaze instructor. She completed a lot of assignments, studied and then sat for the exam. Now the results are in …