Kaila Matthews

Kaila Matthews is a native of Memphis, Tennessee, wife, mother of 2, 8 year educator, and owner of WhatTheDoula, LLC. As a certified Doula, she increases awareness amongst women about maternal healthcare but targets minority women and their unique birthing experience through Birth, Postpartum, and Lactation support. She is a certified yoga instructor and uses her knowledge of movement and breath to help birthing people relax and meet pain in a manageable way. Kaila enjoys mentoring local college students, making hairbows and custom shirts, taking local dance classes, and cooking new recipes for herself and others to enjoy.
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Preparing for Life to Change When You Become a Mom

It’s important to prioritize your health and wellness as a mom, even though it seems that that is the easiest thing to struggle with. Being a mom is a constant balancing act of remembering...

Friday Faves: New Mom Edition

As a Doula I'm always looking for ways to help new moms and new again moms make life with a newborn manageable. Quarantine has changed how we are interacting as a society but one...
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Stop Saying These Things to Breastfeeding Moms Immediately

I'm a first-generation breastfeeder thanks to a documentary, The Business of Being Born, by Ricki Lake. I was amazed at the idea that my body would not only carry my child but nourish them...