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.

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|0 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 [...]

The Worth of a Professional Doula

A professional doula's one-on-one care, is critical to the mother's well-being as her providers probably work an on-call schedule. It is not uncommon with a longer labor, to have three different providers and even more nurses taking care of you while at a birth. Often times the doula is the only constant professional throughout a [...]

By | 2017-04-28T10:49:39+00:00 April 28th, 2017|Birth, From Professionals|0 Comments

Embracing the End of Pregnancy

PALS' Operations Director, Valerie Meek, enjoying a pedicure the day before her daughter was born. Embracing the end of pregnancy, weeks 37 to 42, can be a real challenge for many couples as you are waiting for the baby that is almost here. Family and friends may be checking in with you daily, [...]

By | 2017-03-23T10:43:08+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Birth, Pregnancy|0 Comments

Faith in December

Faith in December What is faith? What does it mean to believe in something? Faith is not limited to religion or spirituality. Faith is a complete trust in something or someone. It’s a strong belief or a loyalty to a person, thing, science, your children, or even birth. December is a challenging month for many [...]

By | 2016-12-16T11:57:29+00:00 December 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments