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If I Only Had A Doula When…

Posted on: April 20, 2019 | Babies, Body, Information, Loss

I didn’t know it then, but I realize it now. The support of a doula through my miscarriage would have saved me days of guilt, self-doubt, and helped with my healing. I ran through every possible scenario of what I could have done differently. What I shouldn’t have eaten that day or what activity I should have given up. The feeling were strong.   Sure having a doula wouldn’t have . . .

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Introducing A Bottle to Your Breastfed Baby

Posted on: April 17, 2019 | Babies, Feeding, Motherhood

“My baby won’t take a bottle.” “What is the best bottle for my baby?” “When do I start introducing a bottle?” “My baby has nipple confusion!” First, stop…take a breath. There’s a lot going and too much to navigate right now. Feeding one’s baby has become such a stressor, that in times of distress we have to take the time to destress. There are some things we know for certain: . . .

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I Carried My Baby for More Than 9 Months.

Posted on: April 7, 2019 | Babies, Children, Famillies, Information, Motherhood, Parenting

Babywearing, the art and act of wearing a baby in a carrier or secured structure. The art of babywearing dates back before there was written record. Cultures and communities adapted this method of transporting their offspring for a variety of reasons and utilized a myriad of materials. From the Native Americans to African cultures to the Latin countries and beyond. You see them online. Your friends have raved about it . . .

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Sophia and Jackson Most Popular Baby Names in 2018

Posted on: December 3, 2018 | Babies, Children, Famillies

According to https://www.babycenter.com/top-baby-names-2018.htm the most popular baby names for 2018 have been calculated. With more than half a million parents contributing their baby names to Baby Center’s research, the 2018 results are in! Sophia for a girl, and Jackson for a boy. What’s most interesting to us at Vegas Family Doulas, is that this will be the 9th consecutive year that Sophia has taken first place, and Jackson is on his . . .

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Infant Feeding Specialist-Conclusion

Posted on: August 27, 2018 | Babies, Children, Infant Feeding Specialist, Information, Motherhood, Parenting, Postpartum Doulas, Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Relationships

At now 8 months, Bradford is crawling and teething. Imani is loving this stage of parenting as Bradford is more interactive and seems less fragile. She’s noticed that Bradford has been a little forceful at the breast. The very few breastfeeding sessions has now become their new normal and Imani wants to enjoy these last moments. The other night she was brushing his gums and noticed that there was a . . .

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