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Meet The Team: Khristina Givens

Posted on: October 3, 2023 | Birth Work, Community, Doulas, Famillies, Las Vegas, Postpartum Doulas, VFD Team

When paths cross, and passions align, you must jump at the opportunity to have someone like Khristina on your team. Since certifying as a doula and joining the Vegas Family Doulas Team, Khristina has supported families with over 500 hours of support and continues to lead new parents with understanding and relatability.  As your postpartum doula, Khristina supports you on the beautiful journey into parenthood. Khristina wants the clients she . . .

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Breastfeeding Past the Societal Norm

Posted on: August 7, 2023 | education, Famillies, Feeding, Health, Information, Motherhood

What’s “normal” isn’t always what’s common. What’s common isn’t always what’s acceptable. By definition, normal is conforming to a standard, usual, typical, or expected.   Common is defined as occurring, found, or done often. The definition of acceptable is, able to be tolerated or allowed.  Breaking down the societal norm on breastfeeding isn’t anything new. As the decades roll by, breastfeeding becomes acceptable or obscene. No matter how you slice . . .

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Postpartum Doula Lifestyle

Posted on: July 3, 2023 | Babies, Doulas, Famillies, Fatherhood, Information, Las Vegas, Motherhood, Parenting, Postpartum, Postpartum Doulas, Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Relationships, Work

People come to you for parenting, child-rearing, or feeding advice and help. You are called a “baby whisperer”. Strangers share their birth stories, trials, and tribulations, and smile with gratitude as you provide a listening ear of compassion. The postpartum doula lifestyle may be right up your alley! Beyond the world of birth and labor lies the secret support of a postpartum doula. The rest, the reassurance, and the confidence . . .

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A Labor Doula Lifestyle

Posted on: June 5, 2023 | Birth Work, Business, Community, Doulas, Famillies, Labor, Labor Doulas, Pregnancy, Relationships, Work

You have the heart. You’ve been supporting people you care about forever. You know that there’s more to your yearning to help, to provide, and to educate. You wonder if the labor doula lifestyle is a possibility for you. Being on-call, supporting a complete stranger in a time of utmost vulnerability, and preparing yourself for a doula business of sustainability and success. While the labor doula lifestyle isn’t for everyone, . . .

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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 . . .

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