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

Sarah Darby, Midwife, Answers Some Intriguing Questions With Heidi Shulista

I got the chance to sit down with Sarah Darby, a midwife at Women’s Healthcare Group in Overland Park Ks. I wanted to get a feel for who Sarah is as a person since so many of our clients see her as their health care provider. I am often asked about her and what she’s like. Well, here ya go! … Read More

Heidi ShulistaSarah Darby, Midwife, Answers Some Intriguing Questions With Heidi Shulista

Why We Foster Relationships With Your Doctor, Midwife, and Nurse

It is true that as a doula we work for you, and not your doctor, midwife, nurse, hospital or birthing center. You sit down with the doula, get to know her, decide whether you can be completely open and uninhibited in front of her. You begin picturing the doula at your birth. You start to envision her breathing each breath … Read More

Heidi ShulistaWhy We Foster Relationships With Your Doctor, Midwife, and Nurse

Kansas City Royals Make 2015 Playoffs

THE ROYALS HAVE SECURED THEIR SPOT IN THE PLAYOFFS!!!!   As a child of the 80’s, and more specifically as a lifelong Kansas Citian raised in the 80’s, I can’t tell you how excited I am.  Securing their spot in only 152 games makes this the 3rd earliest the team has ever secured their playoffs spot.  We are on fire!!! … Read More

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Childbirth Education In Kansas City/ How to Have a Gentle Birth

I was watching TV the other day (the show isn’t important) and the storyline featured a pregnant woman going into labor.  It was the same scene we’ve seen played out in hundreds of tv shows.  The woman is gathering her bags while panting.  Maybe her water breaks with a gush in the middle of the grocery store.  The husband is … Read More

Heidi ShulistaChildbirth Education In Kansas City/ How to Have a Gentle Birth

Top 10 Things I Love About Kansas City

It took a lot of convincing to get me to move to Kansas City. My ex husband was all about it because he had family here, but I wasn’t too keen on the idea. I had just spent the worst year of my life in Kansas and I wanted far, far away. But I agreed to look at some houses, … Read More

Heidi ShulistaTop 10 Things I Love About Kansas City

Doulas In The Northland

I remember more than twelve years ago when I became a doula there were certain places, particularly the Northland, in Kansas City where doulas were not allowed to practice. As much as I was sort of put off by this I completely understood why. Many doulas believe that it is their job to make sure you have an all-natural labor. … Read More

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Doulas In Kansas City

Looking for a Doula in Kansas City? Come October 15th there will be TONS of them there! Hundreds of doulas will be making there way to beautiful Kansas City Missouri for the ProDoula Instilling Strength 2015 Conference on October 15th, 16th and 17th. I am so excited that ProDoula chose our city because as a Kansas City Doula myself, I am … Read More

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Huffington Post Top 5 Cities

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Huffington Post names Kansas City the Coolest City. Kansas City named the COOLEST city by Huffington Post Well…duh! That’s because we ARE the coolest city, but we already knew that! I’ve lived here my entire life and I completely agree that we are the coolest, and for all the reasons they cited in the article by Huffington Post. But we are … Read More

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Meet Brook: A Doula in Spring Hill, Kansas

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Heidi: As a little girl, what did you want to be when you grew up? Brook: I wanted to be a counselor. I wasn’t sure what they did, but I knew they helped people. I was the neighborhood kid that other kids would go to for help and to talk. It was a huge accomplishment for me when I graduated … Read More

AdminMeet Brook: A Doula in Spring Hill, Kansas