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Poops, Pukes, and Other Projectiles!

Posted on: June 15, 2020 | Babies, Children, Diapers, education, Fatherhood, Information, Parenting

Hey there Dad! It’s been a few weeks, and you are feeling like you’ve got this rad dad thing down pretty well. Good on you! Celebrate those daily wins, just as much as you loathe those harder difficult days. By now, Baby has probably churned out some pretty gnarly diapers, right? The once thick blackish greenish excretion is now a little more liquid, yellow, and EVERYWHERE! And it’s the poops…er . . .

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Navigating Labor as the Partner

Posted on: June 8, 2020 | Babies, birth, Body, Doulas, education, Famillies, Fatherhood, Information, Labor, Motherhood, Parenting, Postpartum Doulas, Relationships

Can you believe it? She carried a watermelon! Nine months have come since the word “pregnant” appeared on a test held in front of your face. 40 weeks of experiencing a whirlwind of hormones, growth, cravings, congratulations, and classes together. All for this very moment…SHE’S IN LABOR!!! Let’s rewind a bit. The final weeks leading up to this moment brought many “is it time moments”, am I right? Looking back, . . .

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Virtual Doula Support

Posted on: April 25, 2020 | Babies, birth, Birth Work, Community, Doulas, education, Famillies, Labor, Labor Doulas, Parenting, Postpartum Doulas

Birth and Babies. Two things that can almost instantly put a smile on a face the moment the words are said. Unfortunately, with the heightened anxiety of the world due to Coronavirus disease, women who were once anticipating and celebrating the arrival of their Spring babies, are now frightened. The idea of delivering in a hospital, exposed to the risks of Covid-19 and possibly delivering alone, is nauseating. Yet the . . .

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Routines, Gifts In Disguise!

Posted on: January 27, 2020 | Babies, birth, Children, education, Famillies, Fatherhood, Feeding, Information, Motherhood, Parenting, sleep

Routines. It’s not a bad word I promise! In fact, quite the opposite. A routine can be a saving grace in the day in the life of a new mother. In an already whirlwind realm of the unknown, having a routine (note: not schedule!) allows one to face the day head on with confidence. What’s the difference between a routine and a schedule? So glad you asked! By definition, a . . .

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The Golden Hour

Posted on: January 20, 2020 | Babies, birth, Body, Information, Motherhood, Postpartum Doulas, Relationships

You’ve pushed the last push, and baby has emerged into the world. You’re sweaty, exhausted, and overjoyed to be over the hump of labor. You feel your crying babe placed on your chest. And as if you two are the only ones in the room, you gaze into each other’s eyes. Lost in a pool of Oxytocin and synchronization. The seconds continue on. The minutes pass by. A towel has . . .

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