Introduction to Ohana
Learn about the inspiration and vision behind Ohana, find out the origin of our name, and hear from clients about what their experience with Ohana has meant to them.
What Is A Doula?
Do you have questions about exactly what a doula is and what we do? Watch this 2-minute video for a humorous overview.
Prenatal Yoga for Pregnancy Discomforts
In this video, yoga teacher Lela Beem of Grateful Yoga studio leads a series of exercises to ease discomforts in the lower back, hips, and legs that are common during pregnancy.
Banana Yogurt Protein Smoothie
Protein and calcium are both essential nutrients for a healthy pregnancy. In this video, Jocelyn demonstrates her favorite protein- and calcium- packed smoothie that you can use to get you off on the right foot each morning during pregnancy.
Ohana Childbirth Classes
Ohana childbirth classes are designed to cover the information most important to expecting parents as they prepare for their upcoming birth and the beginning of parenthood. In this video, two new parents discuss what they learned in their Ohana class.
What’s In a Doula’s Labor Bag?
Ever wondered what doulas bring with them to the hospital or home for a client’s birth? In this video, Jocelyn shows you what she has in her labor bag.
Relaxation Yoga for Birth
The ability to remain as relaxed as possible during contractions is a key tool for managing the pain of labor naturally. In this video, prenatal yoga instructor Lela Beem leads you through an exercise to practice relaxation in the midst of effort.
Breastfeeding has lots of health benefits and can be a wonderful time of bonding with your new son or daughter once you get the hang of it. However, it is also often a learning process for both mom and baby. In this video, Jocelyn teaches four different positions that you can use to facilitate a good latch and get you off to a good start after your baby is born.
Five Tips for Surviving and Thriving As a New Parent
The first year with a new baby comes with tremendous joy and excitement but can also pose challenges as parents adjust to their new family member. Peggy Healy, mom&baby group leader, a perinatal social worker, lactation consultant, and mother of five, talks about her five tips for surviving – and thriving – after your baby is born.
Swaddling can be a wonderful way to calm your baby and help facilitate good sleep patterns. In this video, Arun Lamba and his wife Sonali demonstrate both classic swaddling and the use of various store-made swaddling blankets.
Yoga instructor and pre- and post- natal yoga specialist Lela Beem demonstrates a series of yoga exercises designed to help you ease your body back into shape after delivery.