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    Bertha Yoder

    April 24, 2021 · Birth,hospital bag,Pregnancy
    Your due date is fast approaching and you want to be ready to walk out that door when labor starts. As someone who LOVES lists and always over packs, I have reduced the amount of things that I recommend to only the essentials. As a Doula I see so many bags being brought in and only a few things...
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    January 23, 2020
    The big day! The day you have been waiting for with great anticipation.... ..your due date. The day you get to meet your baby. The day you become a Mama/Daddy. The day you witness the miracle of birth. The day you are at your strongest, yet most vulnerable. The day you get to snuggle, kiss...
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    January 19, 2020
    Whether or not we like to hear it, exercise is an important aspect of personal wellness. It so happens that during this time of year, people tend to kick off all kinds of healthy changes: cleaner eating, increased physical activity, and better sleeping habits, just to name a few. What do they all...
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    October 24, 2019 · Birth,Pregnancy,Doula,Macon
    It’s the middle of the night and I’m at a birth. This is my favorite time. I called my family several hours ago and said good night. I love knowing they are all happy and tucked into bed. My mama mind can rest knowing they are all sleeping. (Even though they are all old enough to care for...
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    October 20, 2019 · Essential Oils
    Prepare yourself for a sparkling and delightful do-it-yourself activity today, friends! With a simple spread of prepared lemonade, fresh fruits, and a selection from your dōTERRA collection, you can create a crowd-pleaser that will have everyone talking about their favorite flavors. Sip, share,...
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    September 22, 2019 · Essential Oils
    As you get to know the most kitchen-compatible dōTERRA essential oils, you’ll enjoy extending their health-boosting benefits into your culinary adventures. Today we’ll look at two simple and familiar recipes that can turn a standard meal into a romantic dinner out at the best Mediterranean place...
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    September 12, 2019 · Birth,Pregnancy,Doula,VBAC,midwife
    If you have experienced a Cesarean delivery you are not alone. In the USA nearly one in three women gives birth by cesarean section. So many women believe that after one C-section they are locked into C-sections for life, and that may not be the case! Understand that not everyone with a prior...
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    September 7, 2019 · Birth,Pregnancy,Doula,Mama,Baby · 4
    My Birth Story Today is my 40'th birthday!! (cue the balloons, cake, and candles) LOL! So, confession, I had been dreading turing 40. No other birthday has bothered me, but this one did. It sounded so old. 40. But God woke me up a little earlier than normal this morning and I have nothing but...
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    Birth,Doula,Warner Robins,Baby,midwife
    Placenta encapsulation. If you’re expecting, I’m sure you’ve heard a few people talking about it. Some people love it and talk to everyone about it, while others think it’s just straight-up weird and gross. But some people don’t know what it is. What is placenta encapsulation? Placenta...
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    September 5, 2019 · Birth,Warner Robins,Macon,Doula,midwife
    When looking for options on childbirth in Macon, Warner Robins & Americus, it’s helpful to look at what’s most important to you for your birth and find an option that suits you. Are you an expecting mom in the middle Georgia area? Do you have all the questions and no answers? Looking for a...
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    August 7, 2019 · Birth,Pregnancy,Doula,Baby
    This Won't Last Forever! I may be the odd one, but I really enjoyed being pregnant! I felt great and loved every part of my pregnancy. I had "the glow", and relished in feeling my babies move and grow. But, when it came to week 36 of my pregnancy, I felt like I needed to rush it and hurry to...
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    Whether you’re a parent, grandparent, aunt, uncle, sibling or friend, chances are you’ve noticed how the children in your life enjoy getting the green light to get their little hands messy. You might even remember this thrill from your own childhood! Do you know how dōTERRA essential oils can...
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    January 16, 2019 · Doterra,Natural Medicine,Doula,Pregnancy,Birth
    Essential oils for labor support Having a baby is a really big deal! You have been growing this tiny human inside you for 9 months, preparing for the birth and getting everything ready for once baby is here! You, Mama, are doing a wonderful job! Don't forget to take care of yourself. Labor...
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    January 10, 2019 · Health,Doterra,Essential Oils,Natural Medicine
    When the husband says “ please, let’s not ever run out of this soap again!!!" You buy lots of it!! Add in some all natural laundry detergent and all natural, all purpose cleaner we are good to go!! 🤩🤩💞 We have this soap in every single bathroom and at the kitchen sink because it doesn't have...
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    January 6, 2019 · Doula,Pregnancy,Baby,Birth,Mama
    First Trimester Discomforts How did you know you were pregnant? What was your first sign? For me it was tender breasts and just not wanting food first thing in the morning! Lets look at a few common discomforts and tips on things that may help. Morning Sickness! I think this is the first one...
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    December 30, 2018 · Doula,Mama,Baby,Pregnancy,Birth
    Staying active during labor and birth. Why are we told to lay on our backs during labor & birth? It’s believed that King Louis XIV insisted that his wives should lie down on a table, so he could get a better view of the birth and that's how birthing on your back was born. Did you know that...
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    December 13, 2018 · Essential Oils,Natural Medicine,Doterra,Health,At Home Business
    Ready to get essential oils in your home? Just follow these simple steps! Step 1: Select your Country and Language Select the region and country you would like your products to be shipped. Then, select your preferred language. Step 2: Fill out your personal information Complete the "About...
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