Placenta Encapsulation!

As many moms across the country are encapsulating their placentas, Bright Blessings Birth Services is delighted to offer Placenta Encapsulation service to the families we serve in the Greater St. Louis and Southern Illinois region.  Even more, we’re delighted to find our rates for service are comparable to those across …

What is a doula?

By Candice Ullery,  Visit her page here Area of practice: Salem, IL Travel Range: 75 Miles Travel comments/restrictions: Price will reflect distance traveling “A doula is a non-medical person who assists a woman before, during, and/or after childbirth, as well as her spouse and/or family, by providing physical assistance and emotional support.” Above is …

All About Cindy Lou

In 2010, when I finally became certified as a Doula with Madriella I reached out to the other Certified Doulas in Connecticut – I searched out the various websites and listings, trying to network trying to make connections, and eventually ended up reaching Cindy Lou Burgess, who was a warm …

Lactation Cookies

Long long ago when I was nursing my daughter I had problems with producing enough milk to keep her going.  There were a lot of factors that were my responsibility that I really didn’t realize were my fault at the time because most anyone with breasts CAN produce breastmilk. My …

Doula Training

Currently I am one of two Madriella Doula graduates recognized as a member their Advisory Board. (Our other current West Coast Trainer is Bev Young Reed out of Washington State, and like I am, she is another Trust Birth Facilitator.) On top of that, I am an Approved Provider of …