It’s Really Me That Should Be Thanking You

Tonight I did something I haven’t done in quite a long time and it was good. It was really good. I keep a box full of all the thank you cards, little notes, and pictures of all of my clients. It’s jammed packed full of hand written memories. Kind and thoughtful words written by women after going through one of … Read More

Heidi ShulistaIt’s Really Me That Should Be Thanking You

What Does Breastfeeding Look and Feel Like

I’m going to be real about breastfeeding. What does breastfeeding look and feel like? Let me get real and tell you. It’s messy and chaotic- in the beginning. It looks like exhaustion and blubbering conversations. It can look like self-doubt, guilt, frustration and can lead you down a path of spiraling questions.   Questions about whether you’re doing it right and … Read More

Heidi ShulistaWhat Does Breastfeeding Look and Feel Like

Favorite Cookie Recipes

Some of my best memories growing up as a kid was baking cookies with my mom, or granny. There were days when we would spend most of the day in the kitchen elbow deep in flour, eggs, and sugar. The smell of homemade cookies is something that takes me back to childhood and reminds me of some very special times. … Read More

Heidi ShulistaFavorite Cookie Recipes

What Is Postpartum Supposed To Feel Like?

You’ve just had a baby and you are wondering “ what is postpartum supposed to feel like ? ” I mean, aside from the physical healing part, what are the emotions that are normal after having a baby? That’s what you want to know, right? Sure you hear things your friends, sisters and mother say but what is normal postpartum … Read More

Heidi ShulistaWhat Is Postpartum Supposed To Feel Like?

The Best Place For Placenta Encapsulation in Kansas City

The best place for placenta encapsulation in Kansas City is…your own kitchen! That’s why we only do it there at Kansas City Doulas! Once home and refrigerated, we come to you. We are completely transparent and welcome any one that wants to watch our process.We are trained by ProDoula’s Placenta Prep.  ProDoula has the industry’s highest standards of practice and safety precautions. … Read More

Heidi ShulistaThe Best Place For Placenta Encapsulation in Kansas City

What Should I Know Before I Take My Baby to the Beach or Pool

Summer is upon us and of course that means you’ll be looking for ways to stay cool. Going to the pool or beach can be a fun way to cool off in the heat of the summer day. Babies love the water, and all the fresh air and sunshine is sure to help wear them out for a good night’s … Read More

Heidi ShulistaWhat Should I Know Before I Take My Baby to the Beach or Pool

Our Favorite Baby Products to Buy In Kansas City

Kansas City Doulas gets asked all the time by new parents or soon-to-be-parents what our favorite products are. We have quite a few! We thought we’d start with our top twelve baby products that can be purchased in Kansas City. The doulas took a trip to Itsy Bitsy Bums right here in Brookside, to check out and highlight our favorites … Read More

Heidi ShulistaOur Favorite Baby Products to Buy In Kansas City

How to Get Through Your Baby’s NICU Stay and Stay Sane- An Interview With Emily West

Having a baby or babies in the NICU (neonatal intensive care unit) can be a very difficult time for new parents. There are times when it is expected that a stay in the NICU will occur but even then it is not easy. I had the opportunity to sit and talk with Emily West, a local Overland Park mom, whose … Read More

Heidi ShulistaHow to Get Through Your Baby’s NICU Stay and Stay Sane- An Interview With Emily West

Everyone Needs Sleep

I remember like it was yesterday. I was standing in the line at the grocery store when an older woman who I knew came over to me to admire my new baby. She smiled and said kind words to the less than month old tiny little bundle in the baby seat. Then she looked at me and said “How are … Read More

Heidi ShulistaEveryone Needs Sleep

OB/Gyn Dr. Rebecca Wayman sits down to talk with Heidi Shulista

Recently, I had the opportunity to sit down and talk with one of Kansas City’s most popular obstetricians. Dr. Wayman is loved by her patients and it an honor to be able to get an inside look at what makes her so very special. Heidi: How long have you worked at Research Medical center? Dr. Wayman: 19 months Heidi: What … Read More

Heidi ShulistaOB/Gyn Dr. Rebecca Wayman sits down to talk with Heidi Shulista