Skip to main content

Expecting mothers turning to doulas

Traditionally doctors, nurses and hospitals have offered help to expecting mothers, but pregnant women in the Twin Cities are increasingly turning to doulas for more focused attention, WCCO reports. Two Minnesota moms spun their doula careers into a new business called Baby Love, a place where parents can learn together.
  • Author:
  • Updated:
    Original:

Traditionally doctors, nurses and hospitals have offered help to expecting mothers, but pregnant women in the Twin Cities are increasingly turning to doulas for more focused attention, WCCO reports. Two Minnesota moms spun their doula careers into a new business called Baby Love, a place where parents can learn together.

Next Up

fire truck

Explosion reported near Hastings; man airlifted to hospital

Authorities say the victim has serious injuries.

Screen Shot 2022-10-05 at 2.30.07 PM

School faces uncertain future after land sold to Catholic nonprofit

The school near Marine on St. Croix sits on land that's just been sold.

BikeCarSceneMpls

Boy suffers 'life-threatening' injuries in car-bike collision in Minneapolis

Police said the driver is cooperating with the investigation.

North Memorial Health Hospital

Man dies from gunshot wounds after Minneapolis shooting

The death marked the 69th homicide of the year in the city.

image

Gallery: Island cabin is one of northernmost homes for sale in MN

Want to buy one of the northernmost homes on the market in Minnesota?

Screen Shot 2022-09-30 at 4.54.42 PM

Charges: Houston men robbed Edina bank of $110,000

A third suspect has not yet been identified.

Arctic Monkeys

Arctic Monkeys coming to Minnesota for 2023 tour

The rock band hasn't gone on tour in the United States since 2019.

Related

WCCO shares some Mother’s Day do's and don'ts

This Sunday is the day to honor the moms in our lives. According to WCCO, the majority of mothers surveyed say they are hoping to be "Queen for a Day." Convenience store chocolates were among the gifts to avoid.

Mother knows stress

A University of Wisconsin study reveals a great cure for stress: Mom's voice. Researchers found subjects that had verbal or face-to-face interaction drastically reduced tension levels. As for texts or email, the study says they fall short and are poor substitutes to simply picking up the phone.

Aerial yoga turns practice on its head

Aerial yoga is putting a whole new spin on the traditional exercise. WCCO reports on a practice that is easier on the spine than floor-bound workouts, instructors say. Students get up off the mat using heavy fabric looped and secured to the ceiling.

Mother surrenders newborn at La Crosse fire station

A mother dropped off a 3-hour-old newborn boy at a La Crosse fire station Thursday, invoking Wisconsin's Safe Haven law. Fire Capt. Tony Nickelatti tells the La Crosse Tribune the woman was very helpful and gave a medical history. The Safe Haven law allows a parent to surrender an infant to authorties within 72 hours of birth and remain anonymous.

Austin police looking for mother of pregnant 13-year-old

An Austin woman skipped a court appearance on charges she allowed sex abuse. She's charged with allowing her pregnant 13-year-old daughter to live with the baby's 18-year-old father.

Minnesota law kept mother from knowing about son's abuse

Sarah Guggisberg discovered her son Jacob was sexually abused years after the incident due to a loophole in state law. In Minnesota, the state will not automatically inform both parents in cases where the couple is estranged.

'Colbert Report' turns Minnesota pet pig into Internet star

Thanks to Comedy Central, a pet pig in Minneapolis is hogging all of the attention on YouTube. After the video of the pig, named Hamlet, was recently featured on "The Colbert Report," the hits on his clip shot up to 1.3 million views.