December 13, 2017
A mother with a stressed expression on her face, holding her baby who is sad and is in her Santa costume. Holiday survival is hard.

Holiday Survival – A Parent’s Guide

Holiday Survival The holidays bring with them time spent with friends and family, celebration, and merriment. Sounds great, right? Sure, but it’s not all candy canes […]
November 7, 2017
Child kissing belly of pregnant woman against spring green background

Tummy to Tot

Tummy to Tots Top Five Questions National Capital Doulas was thrilled to participate in the Tummy to Tot event that was held on Saturday, October 21st […]
May 3, 2017
Why you need more than one doula

When Amie Scharfe and I first met in 2012 we were both pretty new to the birth world. We hit it off right away, and we […]
March 30, 2017

Meet Amy Owen – Birth and Postpartum Doula Extraordinaire

Meet Amy Owen, one of the doulas with National Capital Doulas. Amy is a DONA certified birth doula and a trained postpartum doula and we couldn’t […]
March 13, 2017
overnight postpartum doula care in Ottawa for the first night

Postpartum Doula Support Makes Your First Night

I wish I had known about postpartum doulas and overnight care when I had my first baby. I’ll take you through what our first night home […]