The Eugene Birth Family Blog

Writings on birth & babies, postpartum healing, new parenthood & more.


Foundations of Advocacy – Keeping Your Power®

What if a doula did more than suggest position changes and coping techniques?  What if they could be powerful advocates for mothers, amplifying their voices and choices? This month our team had the wonderful opportunity to train with Traci Weafer, a veteran doula and creator of the Keeping Your Power® advocacy training for birthworkers and…

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Local Birth Centers vs Hospitals: Making the Right Choice for Your Birth in Eugene and Springfield

Congratulations! You’re pregnant! Cue the rush of emotions, and maybe a bit of overwhelm. So much to look forward to, so many choices to make! One of the biggest decisions you will make in your pregnancy journey is where you will give birth. Thankfully, the Eugene and Springfield area has many options to choose from.…