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A Field Guide to Baby Poo

A Field Guide to Baby Poo

If one thing’s for certain, it’s that having a baby exposes you to more poop than you ever thought possible. Just keeping up with the diaper changes can seem daunting enough, but on top of that, baby poo undergoes a dramatic metamorphosis in just the first few days of...

Get Your Postpartum House in Order

There’s a lot to prepare for when expecting a baby. But while most people spend considerable time keeping healthy during pregnancy and getting ready for labor and delivery, fewer first-time parents give as much thought to what comes immediately after. If you already...

Why You Really Should Take a Childbirth Class

As a rule, I strongly recommend that my clients attend a childbirth class. Unfortunately, the response I often get is “We don’t have the time”, “We’re finding all the information we need online”, or even “We’re hiring you as our doula – we don’t need classes!” My...

Welcome!

  Hi and welcome to my blog! My name is Jenny Putnam and I’m currently in the process of becoming a DONA-certified birth doula. This journey has been a very long time in the making and I’d like to share how and why I found myself here. My interest in supporting...

“From the moment I spoke to Jenny, I felt that she would support my choices and be there for me without judgment.”

Anuja S.