Blog - Mother Nurturing - Massage and Doula Support In Houston
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Blog – Mother Nurturing

Welcome to the blog for Mother Nurturing. This is the place where I share information and ideas that relate to:


  • conception
  • pregnancy
  • birth
  • labor
  • postpartum
  • life after baby
  • massage
  • placenta encapsulation
  • belly binding
  • herbal treats and remedies
  • childbirth education

If you have any questions or would like to submit a topic that you’d like to read a post about, please reach out to (remove the dots from my name to prove you’re not a robot.)


I do my best to provide information that is educational, informative, non-judgmental, and  on par with current standards relating to safety, health, and beneficial popularity in the parenting community.


If you’d like more information about my doula or massage services, please visit home to learn more about Mother Nurturing.



Red Raspberry Leaf- Guest Blog

Guys! I've been a busy little bee! Most of you know that I've been training Doulas for the past 7 months as a member of the Training and Development team for ProDoula. Its been fun,...

A fond farewell-or is it?

  With all the changes happening around here, folks have asked me for some clarification on what exactly is changing with Mother Nurturing. The biggest change is that I will no longer be offering...

The more things change, the more they stay the same

[caption id="attachment_52585" align="alignright" width="300"] Tiffany DePute and I at The ProDoula Speak your Truth COnference 2017[/caption] I became a professional Doula in Houston 6 years ago. It's been a wild ride these past few...

Postpartum bleeding, mother nurturing

Is this normal? Postpartum Bleeding

You had a baby! Great job! That's such a huge ordeal, and you made it through to the other side. However, you may have some questions about the healing, and leaking, and physical...

How to Breastfeed-the basics…

Breathe. Taking a deep breath, dropping your shoulders and going through the following will insure the start to a pleasant breastfeeding relationship. Slow down, be patient. Don’t rush to get settled in your chair-...

Parenting styles are as varied as personalities

What kind of parent are you going to be?

Have you ever considered what type of parent you want to be? For me, I knew what type of parent I *WASN'T* going to be. However, the actual parenting tenets that I now employ...

Bare Root Maternity Photos

Five things to know about Maternity Photography

As a Houston Doula and licensed massage therapist specializing in pregnancy massage, my path crosses with many families. We have conversations about the planning, excitement, anticipation and fears surrounding this special time...

Postpartum Preparation For Life After Baby – Line Up Your Helpers!

What Does Postpartum Mean? [vc_separator type="transparent" position="left" color="" border_style="dashed" width="" thickness="" up="" down=""] The time immediately following the birth of your new baby is referred to as your postpartum period. It’s a time of...

Nine Reasons why you need a massage in Pregnancy.

I'm a Houston Massage Doula, and I understand Pregnancy and Birth I pride myself on being one of the few Massage doulas in Houston. This simply means that I specialize in pregnancy, birth...

Should I hire a Doula?

The Standard Doula FAQ "Are Doulas necessary? The standard question often uttered when considering to hire a doula is “what is a doula?” is something along the lines of, “A woman trained to offer...