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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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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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Labor Doula Support

Posted on: March 6, 2024 | birth, Birth Work, Body, Doulas, education, Friendship, Information, Labor, Labor Doulas, Pregnancy, Prenatal, Relationships, VFD Team

“Okay, so…who did you hire as your labor doula?”  Brittney asked. “Oh yeah!” J’nae looked up from her plate. “My doula was AH-MAZING when I was having the twins. She knew just what to do to keep me sane and supported me even through my cesarean.” J’nae chimed in.  “My WHAT?!” Claudia questioned.”What’s a Do-la?“ The trio of friends sat enjoying brunch on the sunny afternoon.  It had been weeks . . .

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Joining An Agency

Posted on: November 4, 2023 | Birth Work, Business, Community, Doulas, Information, Labor Doulas, Las Vegas, Placenta Encapsulation, Postpartum Doulas, VFD Team, Work

Working as a successful doula takes consistency, perseverance, and business planning. Being your own boss and running a business takes heart, and isn’t for the weak of heart. Running a thriving agency takes navigating availibilies, juggling client loads for the various services, and maintaining traction for the business when the ebbs and flows of the work load fluctuates constantly. No matter the way in which one decides to take on . . .

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Meet The Team: Ednalyna Martin

Posted on: October 23, 2023 | Birth Work, Community, Doulas, Famillies, Information, Labor, Labor Doulas, Las Vegas, Motherhood, Parenting, Pregnancy, Prenatal, Relationships, VFD Team

“Take it one day at a time. This is new, and you are learning with your baby.” ~ Ednalyna Martin  Edna is a foodie who loves adventure and discovering new foods. Her hobbies include experiences in nature, spending time with family, dancing, and crafting. Through self-healing and self-discovery, Edna is grateful for the journey because it has shifted how she serves her community with intention, authenticity, and love! Edna brings her . . .

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