Meet Avele! Birth Doula

While I know for certain all of the birth doulas with Balanced Birth Support are amazing, I have to admit that I am a bit biased about Avele.  She was my doula for my second birth and she is incredibly thoughtful, caring, non-judgemental, and incredibly compassionate.  Also, she must be a fast and/or crazy driver because she was able to get from Northern Virginia to GW hospital in less than 30 minutes during rush hour making it in time to …

13 Ways To truly Help a New Mom

Adjusting to life with a brand new baby can often times be tiring and trying for parents. Have you ever wondered what you can do to truly help a new mom after she has a new baby? Read on to find some tips beyond the normal “bring food”. These tips are honestly what most new moms need… coming from a mom of 4! (please keep in mind that everyone has all different levels of comfort in their relationships… not all …