With pregnancy comes all the parenting decisions along the way. They begin just about....welp....immediately! One decision to think about before your baby comes is finding the right pediatrician for your family. Follow our tips to help you find the perfect provider! TIP #1- Aligning with the care philosphy Just like us doulas say about aligning [...]
This Mother's Day there are new mothers everywhere are ready to be celebrated for the first time. New parents share their glowing photos on Instagram and Facebook. Visitors bring gift bags filled with tissue paper wrapped new outfits and baby toys. The early days of motherhood while a joy and a celebration are more than [...]
Doula tips for success! So perhaps you have all the things. You got the diapers, you got all the feeding supplies. Now what?! TIP #1 CREATE STATIONS FOR FEEDING AND diaper CHANGES It's a good idea to have all your things gathered in specific spots. Popular spots of diaper changing is near where they sleep, [...]
Doulas want birthing folk to recover and heal the fastest and smoothest they can. Taking care of yourself after birth is important. These tips will help those planning for or currently recovering from a cesarean birth.
One postpartum mood and anxiety disorder may be more common than you think. Learn more about postpartum anxiety.
The feeling of loneliness. So many of us are experiencing it. So many things can factor into being lonely. Did you know it is a common feeling of new parents? Loneliness and isolation are often feelings described by new parents. If you find yourself nodding along, know you are not the only lonely new parent. [...]
As Postpartum & Infant Care Doulas we are experts at helping families feel more comfortable once their baby is born. Aside from instilling confidence in this new parent role we also know that the early postpartum time comes with some physical discomfort too. We are often asked, "What supplies should we have at home for [...]
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There are classes for everything. So why would a class about newborns help the new parent? Let me tell you the benefits! Benefit #1: BUILD YOUR CONFIDENCE! It can be scary to have responsibility for the everyday needs of these little humans. No matter the exposure to actual day to day tasks of newborn care [...]