Podcast Interview: Taking the Fear Out of Birth (The BirthCircle)

I am so beyond excited to share this with you today! I was interviewed by the lovely Sarah Asay from The BirthCircle Podcast in November of 2019. My interview episode was just released, “Taking the Fear Out of Birth.” Really this episode covers birth and postpartum support. I even share my journey through Postpartum AnxietyContinue reading “Podcast Interview: Taking the Fear Out of Birth (The BirthCircle)”

Knowing What to Ask – A Safe & Health Birth: Part I

I’m Rickie Bryner, a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator and Certified Postpartum Doula. I have been supporting expecting and new families for 15 years. Click to learn more About Me. Promoting Safe and Healthy Birth There are essential principles (all evidence-based) that can lead to a SAFE, HEALTHY, and POSITIVE birth experience. We all want healthyContinue reading “Knowing What to Ask – A Safe & Health Birth: Part I”

The Ultimate Postpartum Planning Guide

I’m Rickie Bryner, a Childbirth Educator and Postpartum Doula. I am passionate about helping expecting families prepare for baby & have been supporting families for 15 years. Click here to learn more about me:┬áRickie Bryner, BS, LCCE, Postpartum Doula I get asked regularly, “How can I have the best Postpartum Experience possible?” “What do IContinue reading “The Ultimate Postpartum Planning Guide”

Breastfeeding – My Favorite Essentials

Have you wondered what you need to buy and have on hand to help get breastfeeding off to a good start? Here are my favorite tips and product information. I am not getting paid for any of this, these are simply my best helps after working with expecting and new mothers for over 14 yearsContinue reading “Breastfeeding – My Favorite Essentials”

Trusting Your Body During Labor

I can’t tell you how many expecting mothers say they are nervous about giving birth. One mom even used the word “terrified.” It seems like once you become pregnant, people tell you all the dramatic labor and birth stories they know, not the stories where things go wonderfully well. Sound familiar? I feel like IContinue reading “Trusting Your Body During Labor”