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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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What to Expect When She’s Expecting

Posted on: June 1, 2020 | birth, Body, Children, education, Famillies, Fatherhood, Information, Love, Motherhood, Parenting, Relationships

Congratulations, You’re going to have a baby! So now what?! Well, sit down and buckle up, because it’s going to be a ride. From hormonal changes to physical changes, week by week your beautiful partner will metamorphosis before your eyes. Here’s some things on what to expect when she’s expecting. What to Expect–First Trimester During the first trimester, your expecting lady will experience the hormonal changes of stress, mood shifts, . . .

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That Military Life

Posted on: May 23, 2020 | Community, Famillies, Friendship, Parenting, Relationships

Military mentality has been a part of my life, all of my life. My dad served in the Army, a Veteran of Desert Storm. I vividly remember moving state-to-state roughly every 3 years. I was proud of my dad for serving our country, although I never fully understood what he did in the Army. What I did know was that he was away a lot, and we moved…a lot. I . . .

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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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The Covid-19 Quarantine

Posted on: April 17, 2020 | Activity, Famillies, Fatherhood, Friendship, Information, Love, Motherhood, Parenting, Relationships, Safety

Covid-19. Coronavirus. Quarantine. Stay-at-home. Isolation. No school. Toilet paper shortage. Hand sanitizer shortage. Mandatory business closures. A dark strip. Layoffs. Limited support. Etc. Etc. Etc. The past 4 weeks have been a whirlwind of emotions. March 18th changed the face of Las Vegas as we knew it. Lights on the world famous Strip went dark. Award-winning shows stopped. Concerts cancelled. Casinos locked their doors. We began to get a sense . . .

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