Stories from real families with wisdom for yours.

We have many blog posts where you can find guidance and support as you grow your family. We know you want to read about families you can actually relate to so we proudly present our "In Real Life" series!


Childbirth – What Your Doula Wants You To Know

Congratulations on your pregnancy! You are probably spending these months painting a nursery, buying adorable outfits and daydreaming about baby...

Birth Plans – What Your Doula Wants You To Know

There you are a few things the Great Lakes Doulas team want you to know about birth plans! Let’s start...
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Doula Care IRL – Lauryn

Name: Lauryn Stewart Children: Wyatt, 3.5 & Wesley, 2. Place of birth: Holland Michigan, Boven Birth Center What were your...
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“Yes Please” Doula Care IRL

What were your reasons for hiring a postpartum doula? Hiring Cassie as my postpartum doula was initiated by a dear...
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You Can Do This!

Name: Dana Child: Boy, 2 years old Place of birth: St.Mary's Mercy Health / Downtown Grand Rapids What were your...
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See A Physical Therapist

Name: Carrie Stephens Children's names: Malone, Beau and Jocie When did you have your C-section? 1st - July 2, 2012...