Adults make difficult decisions constantly, from retirement to first homes, which job to take or which car to buy, but nothing is quite as overwhelming as preparing to be a parent. Every step is full of often unsolicited advice and new changes with an endless stream of decisions to make. Minnesota’s best parenting classes are designed to alleviate that pressure, educating parents about everything from pregnancy to postpartum, no matter your planned approach.
Do you know anyone that’s had a doula? Its literal meaning is “woman who serves” and is now used to refer to a trained professional who provides support to mothers during and after pregnancy.
Anne Ferguson’s days are decidedly normal for a mother of two, balancing the rush of preschool and peanut butter sandwiches. She lives in a two-story corner suburban home. She wears a pink apron in her kitchen. Any assumed stereotypes will stop when you see what’s cooking on her countertop.