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Noah | Baton Rouge Newborn Photographer

Taking Noah’s newborn photos was very special to me.  Not only was I his newborn photographer, but I was also his mama and papa’s birth doula.  I was invited in for such a personal time in their lives and I’m so happy they trusted me.  Noah was a quiet little man, but was very particular with keeping his pacifier (and his mama) handy.   \ \  ...

What do I put in my hospital bag?!

Before you start packing, I’d first ask yourself how comfortable you are being away from home without personal items. Are you ok using items provided to you by the hospital? If your answer is no to either of these, your list may be longer. Here are some suggestions…
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Baby Boy | Baton Rouge, LA Fresh48 Photographer

Kate had replied to a post I had made seeking a few clients for a Fresh48 giveaway.  She was in Lafayette, but I was willing to travel out that direction.  Kate was exhausted from her labor, but welcomed me into their space to take photos of their sweet new baby boy.      ...

Create a Birth Plan!

Creating a birth plan for any parent, let alone first time parents can be daunting. I like to create birth plans with all my clients in person, but if that’s not an option, take a moment to fill out this easy template. I will take your information and format it into a customizable document just for you! Please allow 48 hours, email info@mydoulaheart.com with any...

february LOVE giveaway: Baton Rouge Birth Doula

In my family’s short time here in Baton Rouge, I’ve had the pleasure of meeting some very warm and welcoming women within the birth community.  I am honored to have the privilege of working along side such a wonderful group of women (and men!) as a birth doula in Baton Rouge.  As a huge THANK YOU, I am hosting this AMAZING give away to all of you! Giveaway starts today, 2/19/14, through 2/26/14 at midnight Contest entry not compatible with mobile device. One Comfort Measures Prenatal with My Doula Heart   30-minute Scalp, Neck, & Shoulder Massage with Massage on the Geaux One-hour upgrade to any massage available   Newborn Herbal Bath Herbs from Euphoric Herbals   $25 Gift Certificate to Euphoric Herbals   One product of Choice from Cayla’s Cajun Immune Boost – elderberry Purely Gummies (90ct), Purely Berry Blend, It’s Fall Y’all, Cajun Baby Blend     Baby Fresh Laundry Detergent (22oz) from Dixie Belle Naturals   Gift Basket from Wrapped in Green   Belly Cast and Painting by Giavanna Vieceli   Carseat Install Inspect with Amy Waters Cpst.   Zyto Scan with Maylia Trahan read more about zyto scans HERE   a Rafflecopter giveaway If all entrees are met, there will be a BONUS prize from Jennifer Wakefield Photography. If you already have a doula and win, your doula is invited to your prenatal, please have them contact me for more info.  jen@mydoulaheart.com Terms & Conditions -Giveaway will run between 2/19/14 12:00am CST and 2/26/14 12:00am CST – Must be currently pregnant or entering for a pregnant mama who intends to use prizes – Gift cards, Credits, and Services must be used between time...

Gabby — Fresh48

Oh, sweet miss Gabby.  She was so quiet but alert during her Fresh48 session.  Her big brother wasn’t so sure about her and quickly moved along to exploring the room.  Gabby was perfect during her session and didn’t make a peep until the last few minutes.      ...

Hayes — Newborn

Sweet little Hayes came a bit early, I still remember the message from mom while I was attending my DONA workshop in New Orleans.  Even though mom had fed him, increased the home temperature, and had him dressed in loose clothing  prior to me arriving at their home, Hayes did not want to be with me, he wanted mom.  He didn’t sleep much, but he was a pleasure to work...