birth Archives - Vegas Family Doulas Blog Posts

 

 

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 . . .

Read More


Maternity, Birth, Newborn Photography

Posted on: May 9, 2023 | Activity, birth, Community, Famillies, Las Vegas, Motherhood, Pregnancy

“Take a picture, it will last you longer.”  “A picture is worth a thousand words.”  “Life moves pretty fast. You don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it!” For many, the idea of taking a photo is annoying, and daunting, and brings thoughts of self-doubt about one’s image. A pregnancy, a birth, and the new baby stage are moments in life that come like a . . .

Read More


Postpartum Bleeding

Posted on: July 18, 2022 | birth, Body, education, Health, Information, Postpartum

A baby is born, and the body’s job of recovery begins. Whether one has had a cesarean birth or vaginal birth, there will be blood. The bleeding that occurs after having a baby is postpartum bleeding and is a sign that the body is working to recover naturally.  What to Expect Postpartum Bleeding to Look Like Lochia is a mixture of blood and uterine lining (tissue) that is expelled in . . .

Read More


Recovering From a Cesarean Birth

Posted on: June 20, 2022 | birth, Body, education, Famillies, Health, Information, Labor, Motherhood, Postpartum

You did it! Congratulations and Welcome Baby! Now it’s time to focus on YOU! I hear you. You just had a baby and now have to tend to a baby. But wait a moment! if YOU are not recovering well, YOU won’t be able to care for the baby’s needs. So yes…YOU are important and recovering from a cesarean birth brings different recovery methods than that of a vaginal delivery. . . .

Read More


Sex After Baby

Posted on: April 11, 2022 | Activity, birth, Body, education, Information, Love, Relationships

The intimate nature of childbirth can have its roller coaster moments. Whether you had an insatiable appetite for some lovin’ throughout the pregnancy, or whether the idea of gettin’ down and dirty didn’t flow until the postpartum realm, there will be a time when you feel like getting physically romantic again. Sex after baby is a topic that doesn’t get discussed openly too often between couples. The yearning of physical . . .

Read More


Older posts