Hand-Stamped Doula Keychain
Add this cute key chain, hand-stamped by me!, to your collection of doula pride gear. Doula + heart is stamped on the dangle, measuring 1.5" in length. Make it truly custom and add your name to one side! Because these are all custom made, some variation may be seen from the image when yours arrives. If you choose a custom key chain with your nam...
Wake the Doula Sleeping Mask
Sometimes a sleeping mask is exactly what a doula need to get a few minutes of sleep while a client is also resting. How many times have you startled awake to find a nurse or provider talking to your client but didn't wake you? Now you can passively give everyone permission to wake you when needed! Cozy neoprene eye mask blocks out light for be...
Doula Fun 3" Round Stickers
Add these stickers to your VSCO girl water bottle, your laptop, your iPad, or any other place you need a little Doula Smile.
Clarity Exercise for Maternity Care Decision-Making Handout (pad of 50)
A new handout designed to help simplify and clarify early choices in pregnancy that impact choices later in pregnancy and during labor.
When Survivors Give Birth
The only book of its kind, When Survivors Give Birth provides survivors and their maternity caregivers with extensive information on the prevalence and short- and long-term effects of childhood sexual abuse, emphasizing its possible impact on childbearing women. Challenges in the client-caregiver relationship are thoroughly portrayed, with much ...
There’s a Baby Sibling DVD
There’s a baby coming in Maia’s family! The newest video in the Penny Simkin Suite of birth preparation videos, this 11 minute film shows Maia’s joy and excitement as she learns about what the baby can do before birth, sees her baby sister, Neve, be born (with tasteful filming), greets her with a song and a kiss, and shows us a bit about life wi...
The Simple Guide to Having a Baby
A keep-it-simple, just-the-facts guide to pregnancy and childbirth for expectant parents who don’t want to be overwhelmed by too much information. This accessible, easy-to-read guide to pregnancy and childbirth is a simplified version of the best-selling “Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Newborn” by the same authors, Janet Whalley, Penny Simkin and...
The Labor Progress Handbook: Early Interventions to Prevent and Treat Dystocia 4th Edition
“This…edition is timely, useful, well organized, and should be in the bags of all doulas, nurses, midwives, physicians, and students involved in childbirth.”–Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health The Labor Progress Handbook: Early Interventions to Prevent and Treat Dystocia is an unparalleled resource on simple, non-invasive interventions to ...
The Events of Late Pregnancy Tear Pad (pad of 50)
This infographic describes the important events of late pregnancy and labor, all leading to the birth of baby! Useful teaching tool for childbirth educators or doulas, this easy-to-read handout helps pregnant parents understand the importance of letting labor start on it’s own, and delaying or refusing elective induction. Each handout includes ...
Simkin’s Ratings of Comfort Measures for Childbirth
This booklet uses Penny’s rating system to explain 18 different ways to relieve pain in labor, including both pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic methods. Highlighting both drug-free methods and methods using drugs, physical therapist Penny Simkin presents ratings for 19 different ways to relieve pain during labor. The booklet explains the ratin...
Relaxation, Rhythm, Ritual: The 3 Rs of Childbirth – DVD
A Penny Simkin classic, depicting 23 “scenes” from the labors and births of 10 women, illustrating with moving examples what she often refers to as “The 3 Rs of Childbirth: Relaxation, Rhythm, and Ritual.” Watching these different women and their unique responses to contractions as they progress from early labor to birth will serve as inspiriati...
Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Newborn: The Complete Guide (5th Edition)
This updated 5th edition is written by Penny Simkin, Janet Whalley, Ann Keppler, Janelle Durham and April Bolding. “This is the ultimate guide to all aspects of birthing. It is a must for all pregnant women and those who love them!” says Christiane Northup, MD If you only buy one pregnancy book, this should be the one! It’s the most complete. It...