Nurtured Nest, LLC

  • Phone: 512-796-4772
  • Website: Link
  • Certification: Birth and Postpartum Doula, Childbirth Educator and Breastfeeding Counselor (Childbirth International)
  • Location:

kristie ellison

Nurtured Nest, LLC offers birth and postpartum doula support, as well as childbirth and breastfeeding classes or consultations to round out your knowledge and confidence for home birth. Kristie, the president, has birthed 7 of her own children with midwives and understands the mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual preparedness needed. Her desire is to come alongside and help mothers and their families feel nurtured in their unique birthing journeys.

This is a sampling of topics typically covered in our childbirth preparation classes:

  • Conditioning mind and body for birth
  • The final weeks of pregnancy
  • Hormones – why they matter
  • Basic anatomy and terms of labor and birth
  • Stages of labor: dilation, pushing, placenta
  • Breath awareness and relaxation techniques
  • Common medical interventions and options
  • Fear vs. intuition
  • Early newborn care
  • Breastfeeding essentials
  • Realities of postpartum rest and recovery
  • Making informed decisions about mother/baby care
  • Do you need a birth plan?
  • The partner’s support role

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