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Experiencing Gender Disappointment

Posted on: July 5, 2021 | Babies, Children, Famillies, Motherhood, Parenting, Pregnancy, Prenatal, Relationships

A sealed white envelope sat tucked away in the nursery dresser. From the very beginning, Claudia had her sights on finding out the sex of her baby. She was a planner. Knowing whether her little jelly bean was pink or blue was a part of her pregnancy that she could plan going forward. What Claudia hadn’t thought about was whether she was crossing her fingers for a girl or a . . .

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Baby’s First Halloween

Posted on: October 27, 2020 | Activity, Babies, Children, Community, Famillies

Can I share something with you? I absolutely LOVE HALLOWEEN!!! Growing up, Halloween was a way to escape and be anybody I wanted to be. I would be the one dressed up at school, and even recruited friends.(Y-M-C-A!) In college, Halloween parties were the best. As an adult, I was the first one to ask if we could dress up at work. Cue a black cat, Cinderella, and a witch, . . .

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Baby, I Love Your Ways! (Newborn Care Class)

Posted on: October 12, 2020 | Babies, Children, classes, Doulas, education, Famillies, Information, Motherhood, Parenting, Relationships, sleep, Uncategorized

“I hope you’re getting sleep now, because you won’t when the baby gets here!” “My baby cried for hours and hours, nothing EVER helped.” “I heard that you really shouldn’t do XYZ…” Oh…Baby, I Love Your Ways. These comments swirled around in Abigail’s head as she scrolled through the feeds on her social media. Already overwhelmed with the thoughts of giving birth in the upcoming weeks, these words her mommy . . .

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Safety In: Playtime with Baby

Posted on: September 28, 2020 | Activity, Babies, Children, Community, Famillies, Fatherhood, Motherhood, Parenting, Safety

As we close the month of National Baby Safety Month, our doulas at Vegas Family Doulas appreciate all of the families that have entrusted our hearts and hands to provide comfort and compassion to their families. In the last week of September, we dive into safety while at play! Playtime is a fun addition to the days as newborn turns into infant turns into baby turns into toddler. What are . . .

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Safety In: Child Passenger Safety

Posted on: September 21, 2020 | Children, Community, education, Famillies, Parenting, Safety, Travel

It’s National Child Passenger Safety Technician Week! A Child Passenger Safety Technician (CPST) is a trained and certified individual that provides information and installations for child passenger restraint, aka car seats. CPSTs are certified through Safe Kids Worldwide, after several days of curriculum and hands-on assessments. Having a child’s car seat inspected and installation assisted by a CPST, along with the education, ensures a safe ride, every ride. Join us . . .

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