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Working As A Doula

Posted on: January 16, 2023 | Birth Work, Community, Doulas, Famillies, Information, VFD Team, Work

Doula work is rewarding work, and it’s just that…work! There are many reasons one steps into the supportive role of a doula. Yet, It’s not often discussed what this work truly looks like in the sense of sacrifice, boundaries, balance, longevity, and sustainability. The ins and outs of doula work can be overwhelming. Jumping in blindly can lead a newer doula to leave the work as quickly as they came . . .

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Taking a Newborn Care Class

Posted on: December 5, 2022 | Babies, classes, Community, education, Famillies, Fatherhood, Feeding, Infant Feeding Specialist, Information, Las Vegas, Motherhood, Parenting, Safety, sleep, VFD Team

Babies are terrifying, right? They cry, they poop, they sleep, they don’t sleep at all, they projectile liquids from bodily orifices. And yet…they are the most remarkable beings! Navigating life with a newborn doesn’t have to be a deer in the headlights situation. In fact, it’s almost a travesty to not utilize the resources and support that are available to new parents in the realm of parenting. No one has . . .

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Routines That Build Consistency

Posted on: November 21, 2022 | Babies, education, Famillies, Fatherhood, Information, Motherhood, Parenting, sleep

Newborns & Consistency Newborns go through a series of growth spurts, leaps, and milestones during the early days and weeks of life. Anticipating the baby’s next move is almost like a Jedi mind trick. Babies love to do 3 things- eat, sleep, poop…that’s it! Once feedings are down to a science with amount, method, and frequencies, the poop will come. Which leaves the sleep to figure out. When babies feel . . .

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Going Back to Work

Posted on: November 8, 2022 | Famillies, Fatherhood, Feeding, Information, Motherhood, Parenting, Work

As one prepares to go back into the workforce after having a baby, the process of beginning a new daily routine, ensuring enough nourishment is available for the baby, and learning to “get back to it” after some time away can be a little (or a lot) overwhelming.  For some, going back to work is a saving grace. There’s a familiarity with how the day will go, what is expected . . .

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Surviving the Holidays with a New Baby

Posted on: October 17, 2022 | Activity, Babies, Famillies, Fatherhood, Grandparents, Motherhood, Parenting, Relationships, Travel

The holidays are looming in the shadows of Halloween just like they do every year. But this year is different. A baby has entered your life, and celebrating the holiday hustle and bustle with a new baby can be overwhelming. A good way to get through the holidays with a new baby in tow is with a plan! What are your expectations going into the holiday season, and how much . . .

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