I have been a certified breastfeeding counselor for a few years now, and have noticed that some people have the perception that breastfeeding has always been easy for me. This isn’t true at all! Like other mothers around the world, I have had my share of difficulties and triumphs. During our birth and infant careContinue Reading
The Pinay Doulas Collective are always ready to support you. Here are the 5 Reasons to Have a Pinay Doula at Your Birth. WE ARE THE ONLY DOULA ORGANIZATION IN THE PHILIPPINES The Pinay Doulas Collective is the only doula organization in the Philippines to date. As an organization, we uphold the highest standards ofContinue Reading
Yesterday, Doula Velvet and I attended a fun and intimate workshop with health and wellness expert, Dr. Jaime Galvez Tan at the TriMona Health Dining Co-op Cafe.   Doc Jimmy, as he is fondly called, shared tips and insights on how we can survive–yes, survive–the holiday seasons. The topic is absolutely timely because statistics showContinue Reading
2018 Workshops
The year is almost coming to a close, and the Pinay Doulas couldn’t be prouder of our 2017 workshops!     In the past year, we have conducted a total of 14 workshops: seven (7) “Binhi Childbirth Preparation” Classes, four (4) “We Have a New Baby, Now What” Parenting Classes, and three (3) “Embracing Fertility:Continue Reading
  by Geminesse Gonzales Andrade I’d like to finally share my dream unmedicated VBAC story which is longgggg overdue. I assure you, it is written to the best of my memory! 🙂 19 Feb 2016 – Gentle VBAC of Erika Martina (3.6 kg, 54 cm) OB: Dr. Menefrida Reyes of St. Luke’s Medical Center, QuezonContinue Reading