June 23, 2020

Many of us believe that giving birth requires a mom to get on her back and show her privates to the attending Dr. or midwife.  This holds true in many births, mostly because that is how medical personnel learn (on a mannequin) to watch over the delivery. But given the...

June 12, 2020

How to deal with being overwhelmed as parents of little ones. Venting is an important part.

May 24, 2019

You are pregnant or thinking about it but this thought keeps popping up in your mind. Will I be able to handle the pain? As a woman I say YES, you will, I have done it and enjoyed the process. As a Doula I will say DEFINITELY and then explain where pain comes from and...

May 17, 2019

Many of the women I come across think a hospital room is the place where people are supposed to birth.  In reality a woman will give birth anywhere if it is time.  So why do we hear of so many really long labours in western cultures. Lets see.  As a doula I am privy to...

May 11, 2019

Choose and Communicate with your birth team Get ready for your birth. find out your options for birth

May 8, 2016

 A new member of the family is arriving : Your baby.  You are excited and a bit nervous. At times you may feel very much your mothers child. Especially when you are in the middle of your 28th "morning sickness" moment. And now your mom has announced that she wants to b...

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Elena Piantino
Doula Services

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Nyon, Switzerland

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