How We Can Help You Throughout Pregnancy & Birth

Steph was on the news in the MIDDAY EXPERT segment.  To view the whole clip visit KEYC. "Think of us as your doula as you would a guide.  Just as you would if you were preparing to climb Mount Everest.  You would educate yourself, do your research.  You would train for the adventure.  Most people [...]

How We Can Help You Throughout Pregnancy & Birth2019-02-02T22:36:44+00:00

Why Hypnosis for Childbirth?

It's an exciting thing bringing something new to Mankato.  To be honest it's pretty surreal.  I remember dreaming about a "mother baby center".  Someplace that expecting families could go locally in Mankato to learn more about pregnancy, birth and postpartum.  Somewhere that had options.  With our offerings growing, I can say IT'S HAPPENING!  We don't [...]

Why Hypnosis for Childbirth?2018-10-03T19:25:53+00:00

Your Voice in the Labor & Delivery Room

You have a choice, you have a voice. We help you find your voice, but as your doula we don’t become your voice. An advocate by definition is someone who speaks for you. This is a common word tossed around in correlation with the benefits of having a doula. Rather than doing this, we empower [...]

Your Voice in the Labor & Delivery Room2017-12-21T14:24:49+00:00

Inductions and the Hormones of Labor

Induction, post-dates and cervical ripening are just a few examples of the medical jargon that are common to the birthing world. This vocabulary can lead to misguided confidence in medical interventions rather than trusting the natural physiological processes that our bodies are innately wired for. Inductions are sometimes medically necessary and in these situations I’m [...]

Inductions and the Hormones of Labor2017-12-21T14:24:49+00:00

The Diaper Bag

What’s too much, what’s too little, and what’s just right?? The true answer is that experience will be your biggest mentor while figuring out what is perfect for you and your littles. Whether you're a new mom or veteran here are 10 tips to make leaving the house faster, quicker and more convenient than ever. [...]

The Diaper Bag2017-12-21T14:24:49+00:00

A Complete Childbirth Education Course

The Green Stork is thrilled to announce that in January 2017 we will begin offering Complete Childbirth Education classes that are tailored, written, and presented exclusively by us.  We realize that some families have previously had to opt out of taking Bradley® classes with The Green Stork due to the cost and intense time commitment it [...]

A Complete Childbirth Education Course2017-12-21T14:24:49+00:00