Ursula Sabia Sukinik

About Ursula Sabia Sukinik

Ursula Sabia Sukinik has been blessed to work with and support thousands of couples through all types of births. She is a senior birth worker in the Washington DC Metro area who owns and operates Birth You Desire which offers a variety of services including classes, doula services, doula trainings, workshops, lectures, TENs unit rentals and much more. You can learn more at BirthYouDesire.com.

Cesarean Births Should Not Hold a Stigma

Giving birth has nothing to do with pushing. It is not about the pain. I️t is not about the contractions. It is not about the birth location or the birth team. Giving birth is about GIVING. In pregnancy the mother GIVES. She does whatever is necessary to keep her baby healthy. In birth, she does [...]

By | 2018-03-21T20:31:26+00:00 March 21st, 2018|Birth, From Professionals|0 Comments

Dear PAL Parents I’m here to Support You

Dear PAL Parents, You can do this. I am at your side, each and every step of the way. I may not have the answers you seek but I can give you my unwavering support. Loss is tragic, messy, and brutal. It knocks you down and you have to find you way to standing again. [...]

By | 2018-02-11T22:49:12+00:00 February 11th, 2018|Love Letters, PAL Fifth Annual Love Letters|0 Comments

Supporting a friend or family through loss

Photo by Becca Tapert on Unsplash There is nothing like a loss to remind us all that life is fragile. Loss can also be especially uncomfortable for the friends and family, who are at a loss themselves. It seems incomprehensible how to figure out what to not say or how to avoid doing the wrong thing. [...]

By | 2018-01-24T21:51:45+00:00 January 24th, 2018|For Friends & Family|0 Comments

Supporting a friend or family through loss

There is nothing like a loss to remind us all that life is fragile. Loss can also be uncomfortable for the friends and family who are at a loss themselves trying to understand how not to say or do the wrong thing or to find a way to support the family. No matter how awkward [...]

By | 2017-11-22T15:22:16+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|From Professionals|0 Comments

8 Ways to Remember your Loss or Celebrate Your Angel’s Birth

Losing a baby is never easy. But remembering the baby can be just as intense. It is not uncommon for families to struggle to find ways to honor their little ones memory on their anniversary or other special days. Here are a list of suggestions that have worked for others. I share them and encourage [...]

By | 2017-10-25T09:14:53+00:00 October 25th, 2017|Emotional Health, From Professionals|2 Comments

Common Signs of a Possible Miscarriage  

Miscarriage is a heart wrenching reality. One in four pregnancies will end in a miscarriage before 20 weeks, with most happening within the first 13 weeks. Sometimes understanding why miscarriage happens can help to prevent other future losses. I also believe that by talking about the realities of miscarriage we, as a society, take away the myths [...]

By | 2017-09-28T09:36:14+00:00 September 28th, 2017|From Professionals, Pregnancy|0 Comments

10 Ways to Avoid an Unnecessary Cesarean

Planning for birth during pregnancy after loss can be filled with so many fears, anxiety, and even ambivalence. But, it can also offer much hope to focus on preparations for the birth experience you desire. For many moms pregnant after a loss, the only thing that matters is that baby is born alive. All she [...]

By | 2017-08-31T10:46:34+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Birth, From Professionals, Pregnancy|0 Comments

Own YOUR Birth Journey

Your birth journey is just that--your experience. Own YOUR birth journey. It is not a competition with your friends, family and the internet. The only competition you have is with yourself. Your expectations, your goals, your beliefs, your birth history, and your biology. People's reactions to you and your pregnancy is all about them. They [...]

By | 2017-07-27T12:01:33+00:00 July 27th, 2017|Birth, From Professionals|0 Comments

My Partner Has Scars Too!

Too often we forget that our partners suffer too. Maybe their suffering is more so as they don’t get the same opportunities to grieve in our current culture. Instead, they have to hide their grief. Or, when they take a chance and show their sadness or grief, it is often dismissed by others, as culturally [...]

By | 2017-06-21T22:44:21+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|From Professionals|0 Comments

Car Seat Safety

Car seat safety is critical to your child's health and well being. However making sense of all of the options and necessities can be very infusing. Here is Birth You Desire's quick guide for you. The safest car set for you child is one that fits your child, fits your car, and is easy for [...]