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  • Brimming with overwhelming feelings of gratitude I thank all the wonderful New Mothers who have entered my life these past two years and have trusted me with their thoughts, energy and love. Indebted to them for allowing me into their sacred space and the space of their new precious babies, I happily dedicate my new website blog, to them, the New Mother Diamonds, and to all the future Beautiful Ones who are yet to come into my life.  

  • Birth Record

    Obtaining your birth record.  Enjoy watching. See you soon, Goddesses! Laurie Reinke

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    Understanding Perineal Tears

    Help prepare your self for the birth of your first child by understanding what the perineum is and how it can be effected during child birth.  Enjoy watching. See you soon, Goddesses! Laurie Reinke

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    Workshop: The Menarche; The First Blood

    Do you have a special girl in your life, approaching her first period? Do you wish to support her but don't know how? Do you feel unprepared to answer her questions, to provide the most current information available? Then the Women's Circle, The Menarche, The First Blood Is the Place for You! This workshop is specially designed for mothers of girls (9-16 years old) who are either approaching their[...]

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    In Home Support Provided by the German Health Insurance

    Laurie Reinke of Birth in Berlin about when in-home support is provided by your German public health insurance after having a baby  and how to apply for it.  Enjoy watching. See you soon, Goddesses! Laurie Reinke

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    Magical Menarche

    Laurie Reinke of Birth in Berlin speaking of the Menarche, The First Menstruation in the context of Rite of Passages  Enjoy watching. See you soon, Goddesses! Laurie ReinkePlease do! Just be sure to include this complete blurb with it. Laurie Reinke is a Birth & Postpartum Doula offering many services that will help equip you for the journey from childbirth preparation into parenting [...]

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    Midwives and Birth Companions, Complementary Care

     Laurie explains the difference between medical Midwife Support and emotional, physical and psychological support of a Birth Companion (Doula).  Enjoy watching. See you soon, Goddesses! Laurie ReinkePlease do! Just be sure to include this complete blurb with it. Laurie Reinke is a Birth & Postpartum Doula offering many services that will help equip you for the journey from [...]

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    Laurie Reinke begins her Vlog Series

    Beginning my new Vlog series to support young families and new mothers.  Enjoy watching. See you soon, Goddesses! Laurie ReinkePlease do! Just be sure to include this complete blurb with it. Laurie Reinke is a Birth & Postpartum Doula offering many services that will help equip you for the journey from childbirth preparation into parenting preparation. Laurie loves working [...]

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    Inner Voice

    While supporting women as a Pregnancy, Birth and Postpartum Companion for the past three years,  I have been privileged to witness and support women's processes during life transforming rites of passage.  It is genuinely fulfilling to support women with the adjustment to first pregnancies, help them prepare emotionally, physiologically and physically for birth, support the birth process,[...]

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    The Circle Of Life

    As I supported my client Erin and her husband Ronald at the birth of their first child this January, I needed to call on all of my skills of professionalism and decorum which I had luckily acquired over the years. That is because the timing of the birth support could not have been more challenging; I had just received word that my mother in America was terminally ill. The text came from my sisters[...]

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    The Undisturbed Birth Process; Raw, Wild and Intense

    As I rose from my bed in the wee hours of a Tuesday morning in late October, I  felt well rested, even with only five hours of sleep behind me. Karin texted me, relaying that her contractions had started a half an hour before and they were getting stronger.  She believed her water had broken.  Karin was emotionally preparing herself for a birth process of approximate 12 to 24 [...]

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