Dads Need Doulas, Too

If you look back in history, you may remember that it was only a few decades ago when fathers were made to...

Benefits of Chiropractic Care During Pregnancy

The Doulas of Southern Maryland work closely with many different practitioners in our community to ensure our clients understand the importance of a healthy,...

When Your World is Turned Upside Down

I’ll never forget the day I was told I had abnormal, cancerous cells in my body and I needed to have a biopsy done...

Strong, Fearless, Proud: A Conversation with Luanne Barnas, Breast Cancer Survivor

Photo by Emily Korff Luanne Barnas is a workout enthusiast who didn’t let breast cancer get in the way of her journey as a business...

Your New Jealousy Compass

I know, I know. You’re like, WHAT is this chick talking about?Haven’t you been taught your whole life that jealousy is...

You: The Best Gift You Can Give Yourself

Did you know that the holidays are considered the most stressful time of the year for women? I think most of us who are parents...

Had to “Go There” to Get Here

Over the years, as we grow into mature women and mothers, aunts, co-workers, business owners, partners and friends (to name just a few hats...

Owning the Struggle – Syanne’s Story on Confronting the Stigma Surrounding...

“I had a mental break the morning before work one day. I had intended on going to work, but I started having dissociating symptoms....

3 Tips to Ease Anxiety

You know the feeling all too well: shortness of breath, a feeling of pressure on your chest, maybe your arm is tingly or your...

Dr. O, Doctor and Patient in One

In honor of Mental Health Awareness month, I’ve decided to share my story. I suffer from anxiety and depression. While my disease is well...