When The Bough Breaks

Dream Team Doulas' own Shannon Hernandez appears in the new documentary film (narrated by Brooke Shields) "When the Bough Breaks", lending her expertise on maternal support and family stability.

Books and Articles


Out Came The Sun - Vanessa S. Benson

Out Came the Sun is the story of a family’s journey through Postpartum Depression. The mother, Vanessa Benson, poignantly shares her confusion and shame after the birth of her second child as she battled with PPD, and offers hope to others who may be suffering with this disorder. As Vanessa Benson's doulas, we feel honored to have participated in her journey, and ultimately her success in overcoming PPD.


Shannon Hernandez is recognized in this article for her expertise in Postpartum Depression

When The Bough Breaks Provides A Heart-Wrenching And REAL Look At Postpartum Depression



Shannon Hernandez describes what being a postpartum doula is like in this magazine article for the LA Baby Show

What Exactly Is A Post-Partum Doula? 


Expertise Award- Best Doulas in LA 2017 / 2018

What is a Birth Doula?

Featuring Shannon Hernandez, a postpartum Doula,
of the Dream Team Doulas of Austin, Tx.

Diaper Changing Demonstration

Shannon Hernandez demonstrates how to know when it's time to change a diaper and how to know what size to use.