A Celebration of Black Grand Midwives

by Jenessa Berg February is Black History Month, and this year we celebrate the theme of Black Health and Wellness. As the Association for the Study of African American Life and History notes, “This theme acknowledges the legacy of not only Black scholars and medical practitioners in Western medicine, but also other ways of knowing…

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UDA Conference Sponsors & Donors

A Big Thanks to Our Sponsors     Additional Thank You to the Donors who Contributed to our Charitable Drawing Premiere Birth Tools (Laminated Guide for Peanut Ball Positions) Mother Nurture Baby (Mindy Bigler, Massage Gift Certificate) Wasatch Physical Therapy (Wonderful Gift Basket)

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Reclaiming Postpartum–From a Husband’s Perspective

By: Jared Lim Several months before the arrival of our first baby, my wife and I decided to take a birth class…or rather, my wife told me I was going to take a birth class with her. I was a little hesitant because I wasn’t exactly sure if the class would prove valuable. Would we…

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Black Lives Matter-A Message from the Utah Doula Association

Guest Blogger: Sara Hutchinson, CD DONA The last few months have been filled with devastating news. 2020 in Utah will be remembered with the COVID-19 pandemic, earthquakes, and protests sparked by the murder of George Floyd by police officers. Our country and earth is in a place of unrest. At the core of the unrest…

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3 Tips for Effectively Working from Home During Covid-19

As the Covid-19 pandemic rages on in the United States, families are facing life-changing options when it comes to work and schooling. Should we start going back to work or continue to work from home? Should we send our kids back to school this fall or begin homeschooling for the foreseeable future? The choices and…

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Doula Voice: Demelza Danquist

Prepare Your Mindset for the Birth YOU Desire Part 2 5 Tools to Master Your Birthing Mindset NOW! Make up your mind. Get educated. Speak it, see it, be it. Eliminate fear Repetition, repetition repetition. Make Up Your Mind What would your ideal birthing experience look like? You are a powerful, intuitive human who is…

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Doula Voice: Demelza Danquist

Prepare Your Mindset for the Birth YOU Desire Part 1 5 Clues to How the Mind Works  *Disclaimer: Labor and birth can take on unexpected twists and turns at any time. Although I speak a lot about creating a desired outcome, I also urge people to be open to the deep surrender that is required…

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