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Birth to Postpartum, from Dad’s Point of View

Posted on: June 18, 2024 | Babies, Birth Work, Children, Famillies, Fatherhood, Parenting, Relationships

Dads, we love ‘em. From the birthing space to the months between July and May, very little is publicly whispered about fathers after Father’s Day. It’s no surprise that far less is mentioned about fathers of newborns. The spotlight of pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum so brightly shines on Mom; and often we fail to realize, Dads have their own labor and postpartum experiences too. Experiences we rarely ask them about. . . .

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Mommin’ Ain’t Easy, But It Sure Is Fun…

Posted on: May 20, 2024 | Babies, Famillies, Love, Motherhood, Parenting

Mommin’ Ain’t Easy, but it Sure is Fun For many, the child they hold and rock to sleep, is a child that they longed for. They planned, hoped and prayed for the pregnancy and healthy child. The love was immediate. For many, the child they hold and rock to sleep, is a child they had not planned, wanted, or expected. The love came after. Mommin’ it ain’t easy. When you’re . . .

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I Don’t Love This…Is That Normal?

Posted on: April 15, 2024 | Babies, Children, Famillies, Love, Motherhood, Parenting

“I don’t love this.  Is that bad?  Is something wrong with me. This can’t be normal!”   But it is. 9 months of giving up this and adding in extras of that, your body and your life (for that matter) hasn’t been your own. So when baby finally emerges into the world everything should fit nicely back to normal, right? Wrong! The first 12 weeks after giving birth is known as . . .

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Overnight Newborn Support

Posted on: April 2, 2024 | 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 over 10 years. We’ve listened to new parents. We’ve attuned to their newborns. We’ve supported through the dark times and the happy times. We’ve reached out, checked-in, and reassured many many times. As professional doulas, it’s part of what we do. Support during the postpartum realm should be spent . . .

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Baby’s First Holiday

Posted on: December 4, 2023 | Activity, Babies, Famillies, Fatherhood, Motherhood, Parenting

Firsts are so much fun. A first tooth cutting through a big gummy grin. The first unassisted step towards frolic freedom. That first taste of solid substance tickling the palate. Celebrating the baby’s first holiday is one of those fun milestones that you can get excited about no matter how old the baby. Here are some fun activities, gift ideas, and memories to savor for that first holiday tradition! Baby’s . . .

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