Lydia Nelson provides pregnancy, labor, and postpartum care and assistance tailored to the unique experiences of their clients.
Before setting her sights on birth work, Lydia Nelson worked as a sexual health educator.It was through this she got the experience working with many different groups to educate them on their choices in sexual and reproductive health, and support them through whatever choices they made. It was because of that work that Lydia saw the intense need for this kind of assistance through pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period. She is passionate to not just help people through these experiences, but providing care tailored to each person's specific needs. She knows that everyone's situation is different, and is enthusiastic and driven to provide the kind of care that makes her known to be a calming, caring, and knowledgable resource for those looking for a labor and postpartum doula or family planning educator.
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Opening weekend, starting tomorrow night, at Farmland Adventures in Springdale! Love this place! Take advantage of this reduced price to check out all the family fun. They offer a variety of fall attractions including a 9-acre Giant Corn Maze, a pumpkin patch, pony rides, farm animals, pig races, and a kids play area.
fyiliving.com Adding a Doula for your Birth If you never thought of having a doula as part of your birth plan, you might want to take another look. A doula is a non-medical professional who supports women and makes sure their best interests are kept in mind throughout the pregnancy. We often speak of the benefi…
ProDoula - The Leading Edge Certification Organization for Birth Workers
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Whose kiddos would LOVE this?
fayettevilleflyer.com One of Fayetteville's most iconic parks will soon add another feather to its cap.
healthversed.com A choking baby is any parent or caregiver’s worst nightmare. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, choking is the leading cause of death in children under 4.
http://www.babyandcompany.com/blog/tummy-time-why-... Supervised short periods when baby is placed on her belly while awake, called tummy time, may seem more like a struggle than playtime. Why is tummy time so important, and what can you do to encourage a baby’s participation?
[05/08/16] Happy birthday to all you amazing mamas!
internationaldoulainstitute.com World Health Organization(WHO) Recommends Doulas Attend All Births GloballyFirst a little bit about the problem and solution directly from the WHO,"
Anyone here have a birth playlist? The songs that get stuck in my head at a birth is Push It by Salt n Peppa and Ring of Fire from Johnny Cash. I may have a morbid sense of humor.
#15 should have been my "Transition" song. And #30...oh, I tear up just thinking about it...
The Positive Birth Movement
How does fear make labour hurt?
The Birthing Site
Did you #labor out of bed? What was you favorite #laborposition?
indianapolisdoulas.com Your doula will be with you as the moments crawl by as you wait for anesthesia. As you listen to the risks, sign the consent form, climb up on the bed and hunch over, grit your teeth through contractions, manage to stay completely still as the epidural is placed.
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Wow! Such a positive response! Well we’re pleased to say there’s more where that came from! Here are the other amazing moms and families from our photoshoot at Willow Tree Family Center. And did we mention, a photoshoot filled with friendly people and adorable babies sure makes for a lovely day.
One of my goals is to do everything in my power to ensure my clients don't feel guilty about their birth. If they do, I hope to give them the tools to cope and begin to heal.
refinery29.com Several hundred years ago, a famous philosopher said, Cogito, ergo sum (I think, therefore I am). My motto is a bit different: I am mother, therefore I am guilty. My children are grown now, but I haven’t forgotten the pervasive guilt that parenting can engender. Unfortunately, I can’t help
kellymom.com Current breastfeeding research does not indicate that breastmilk intake changes with baby’s age or weight between one and six months. After six months, breastmilk intake will continue at this same level until — sometime after six months, depending i
babiesfirstlactation.wordpress.com I see many new families in the hospital, breastfeeding clinic, and in their homes with my private practice, and I hear many common questions. One...
pregnancy.about.com Your breast pump flanges are a key to your milk production. If you have the wrong size flanges you will get less milk and experience pain.
fairhavenhealth.com The patented Milk-Saver collects your leaking breast milk as you nurse - allowing you to store extra breast milk effortlessly with each feeding.
I was surprised and delighted to find with my most recent client that they did not wash the baby before giving her to her mom and didn't for several hours.
birthingnaturally.wordpress.com Vernix, that cheesy, white substance found on newborn humans and immediatley washed off during “baby’s first bath” in the hospital, has been found to contain AWESOME bactieria f…
wholewoman.com.au It's caesarean awareness month! It's not bash a woman who had a caesarean month, it's not roll around in guilt month, it's just time to talk surgical birth.
Support all births! Support all parents!
From- H Bomb Mom
Pregnancy and Labor can be so hard and overwhelming, it's my job to help you cope.
I've seen a few people using this picture recently and think it's a great idea 😀
Breastfeeding Mama Talk
Are you worried about your supply? Did you know that many times the things you are worried about are NORMAL :). Here is a good visual that may help.
sciencedaily.com A mother's 'TLC' not only can help soothe pain in infants, but it may also impact early brain development by altering gene activity in a part of...
There's not a lot of information out there for this demographic! It's great seeing someone talk about it in a non-judgemental way.
plussizebirth.com What's a B Belly? It's very common for plus size women to have a B belly during pregnancy. Yet, no one talks about it...until now!
pregnantyouth.org Am I pregnant? Find out how to answer this question and what your options are if you are pregnant with this guide.
babyandcompany.com So you found out you're pregnant, yay! But I don't feel so hot. Enclosed are tips to help make first trimester pregnancy symptoms more manageable.
I prefer the term "unmedicated birth" to "natural birth", but I love working with Vaginal Birth After Cesarian clients.
huffingtonpost.co.uk A natural birth after a caesarean section is a safe choice for women, according to the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG). New guidance from the RCOG states a vaginal birth af
Reasons why it's good to make sure you're seeing a Lactation Consultant, especially if you're having problems breastfeeding.
staciebingham.com to recognize those amazing, top-level lactation professionals who have gone through the difficult steps to becoming International Board Certified Lactation Consultants. IBCLCs are at the forefront of...
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