July 2020 - Vegas Family Doulas Blog Posts



Overnight Newborn Support

Posted on: July 27, 2020 | Babies, Birth Work, Business, Doulas, education, Famillies, Fatherhood, Feeding, Information, Motherhood, Parenting, Postpartum Doulas, Relationships, Safety, sleep

Newborn support is not new to the Vegas Family Doulas Team. We’ve supported families throughout their first years of postpartum for years. We’ve listened to new parents. We’ve educated on their newborns. We’ve supported them through dark times and happy times. We’ve reached out, checked-in, and reassured many many times. As professional doulas, it’s part of what we ensure. Support during the postpartum realm should be spent however one needs, . . .

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Rest and Peace, with A Postpartum Doula

Posted on: July 20, 2020 | Babies, birth, Business, childcare, Children, Doulas, Famillies, Fatherhood, Feeding, Friendship, Information, Motherhood, Parenting, Postpartum Doulas, sleep

Shaun glanced at the clock. Tick…tock…tick…tock…1 hour until the postpartum doula was scheduled to arrive. They had been trying to soothe the upset baby for the past 3 hours. Bouncing here, holding baby this way and that, and singing ‘Motownphilly’ to bring some fun into the situation.  Shanae was out taking a stroll indulging in some much needed Vitamin D and fresh air. Shaun was confident that they could navigate . . .

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Setting Sleep Patterns

Posted on: July 13, 2020 | Babies, Body, Children, Famillies, Information, Parenting, sleep

“Twinkle twinkle little star, how I wonder what you are!…” Setting up healthy sleep patterns in your infant, will translate to healthy sleep in childhood and teenage years. Sleep, and all of its’ counterparts, are often antiquated as a dreaded feat. This can certainly stem from the anguish and anxieties that conjure up in the baby from being alone and/or feeling afraid. From those early on sleepless nights, to sleep . . .

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The Fallacies of Fatigue

Posted on: July 6, 2020 | Body, Information, Motherhood, Parenting, sleep

“Enjoy the sleep now, because you won’t get it when the baby comes!” It’s no secret that the final months of a pregnancy bring fatigue and insomnia. This fatigue is caused by your body producing more blood in order to carry nutrients to your growing baby. Increased Progesterone levels are the culprit for the sleepiness during one’s pregnancy. Insomnia, especially during the final months of the pregnancy, is brought about . . .

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