2017 has proved to be another exciting year for the GR Doulas team! In addition to serving over 150 families, we’ve had been some big changes and exciting adventures in our business. Here are the highlights!
We added two new doulas to our team this year! Christie Salazar joined us in July. Christie offers birth doula services and brings a worldly quality to the team - she began her doula career in England! Do you have any questions about the one of the newest pain relie...
It was October of 2016 when Spectrum Health Butterworth opened it's first natural birthing suite. A second suite became available for use in December and since then, hospital staff tell us 74 babies have been born in these rooms!
Considering the hospital is the birthplace of about 8,000 babies annually, these special rooms have been used by very, very few women in the Grand Rapids area.
As we work with our clients, especially during early pregnancy when they are mak...
"I was so glad you were there. When I hired you, I honestly didn’t know what you would do. I knew I was going to have the epidural, so I thought I wouldn’t really need anything from you. But you actually helped us so much - especially during pushing!”
-Kelly, GR Doulas client who labored on an epidural
It has been another exciting year for GR Doulas LLC! As we reflect on the year, a theme makes itself glaringly obvious: new. Everything's new!
We got a new name!
After contemplating it for a couple of years, we finally decided to take the plunge and re-brand! We will always feel sentimental about Over The Moon Doula Services and the success it brought us, but we felt that we’d outgrown it and opted for a location-based named. On Sept 13th we officially relaunched as GR...