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Partners and Doulas

Posted on: October 4, 2021 | birth, Doulas, Famillies, Fatherhood, Labor, Labor Doulas, Motherhood, Pregnancy, VFD Team

It was late into the evening. Claudia laid awake staring at the big bright yellow moon through her bedroom. With 3 months left in the pregnancy, she knew that the conversation of having her partner and her doula in the birthing space would have to happen. Much of the decisions regarding the pregnancy had been Claudia’s. Although they weren’t officially together, they knew that their love for each other was . . .

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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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Choosing A Prenatal Care Provider in Las Vegas

Posted on: January 25, 2021 | birth, Community, education, Famillies, Information, Pregnancy

With her pregnancy confirmed and an intimate group of people knowing of the baby gestating in her womb, Claudia entered her 8th week of pregnancy. Knowing the importance of prenatal care, she set out to find a provider that “got her”. Her own gynecologist was not an obstetrician. Therefore, Claudia was on the hunt, with recommendations from her girlfriends and her gynecologist, for the perfect providers in Las Vegas to . . .

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2021 Parents…You Got This!

Posted on: December 28, 2020 | Babies, birth, Body, Doulas, education, Famillies, Fatherhood, Friendship, Information, Labor Doulas, Motherhood, Parenting, Postpartum Doulas, Relationships, VFD Team

Goodbye 2020, Hello 2021! For 2021 expecting parents and new parents, the hopes of a different kind of world to bring their new baby into is looming. With most 2020 new becoming isolated from families, delivering with limited supporters, and protocols in place that feel straight out of a sci-fi movie, it can be quite difficult to stay optimistic heading into a new year. But hey, 2021 Parents, you got . . .

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All I Want for Christmas

Posted on: December 21, 2020 | birth, Doulas, Famillies, Friendship, Motherhood, VFD Team

It wasn’t supposed to be this way. They should be here… with me…with my baby. All I want for Christmas is my family. Lane held her newborn babe in her arms, swaddled in a hospital blanket. Tears formed in her eyes, and droplets fell with every blink. Her birth experience wasn’t horrible, it just wasn’t how she had envisioned it. Knowing that she didn’t even have the option of support . . .

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