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Feedings: How Often Will My Baby Eat

Posted on: October 5, 2022 | Babies, education, Famillies, Feeding, Health, Infant Feeding Specialist, Information

You’re hungry AGAIN?! I just fed you. Sighs the weary new parent as she emerges from the makeshift sleeping area nearby. Cuddling and cradling the baby, she thinks to herself…how often will my baby eat? It feels like my baby is always hungry and never settled. When will I feel confident in my baby’s feeding habits?  Feeding Hunger Cues There are major hunger cues that your baby will showcase when . . .

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Is My Baby Getting Enough Milk?

Posted on: April 25, 2022 | Babies, Body, education, Feeding, Health, Infant Feeding Specialist, Information

Much time, energy, worry, and focus happen in the first six weeks after birth. There are healthcare visits, well-checks, sleep adjustments, questions, worries, concerns, and more. Feeding a baby is one of the biggest wonders that many new parents have. HOW do I know if my baby is getting enough milk? WHAT amount should my baby be eating at this age? HOW often should I feed my baby? Even veteran . . .

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Breastfeeding Red Flags in the First 3 Weeks

Posted on: January 31, 2022 | Babies, Body, Community, education, Feeding, Infant Feeding Specialist, Information, Las Vegas

Breastfeeding had proven to be a challenge both mentally, emotionally, and physically for Claudia over the past 2-weeks. Evyn was hungry more frequently than the “2-3 hour” window. She was fussy and sleepy constantly. Claudia had taken prenatal breastfeeding classes and had learned a lot of great information, tips, and what-to-dos, and yet still she was sitting here struggling with body feeding her baby. Breastfeeding red flags were flaring, and . . .

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Postpartum Support

Posted on: January 3, 2022 | Babies, Body, Doulas, education, Famillies, Feeding, Friendship, Health, Infant Feeding Specialist, Information, Motherhood, Parenting, Postpartum Doulas, Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Relationships, sleep, VFD Team

Claudia lied wide awake. It was 3 am. She was 5 days postpartum. Her chest was large, hard as rocks, and filled with milk that filled her breast seemingly overnight. She was in pain. Evyn lay in the bassinet next to the bed. Both were exhausted. It was a long emotional day, and Claudia wasn’t ready or willing to face another one like that.She recalled her prenatal visit with her . . .

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Meet The Team: Aisha Fanning!

Posted on: November 23, 2020 | Birth Work, Business, Community, Doulas, Famillies, Friendship, Infant Feeding Specialist, Labor Doulas, Motherhood, Parenting, Placenta Encapsulation, Postpartum Doulas, VFD Team

As the face of Vegas Family Doulas, Aisha Fanning knows that the doulas selected to represent her “baby” are vital. The work that we do as doulas is vulnerable, raw, and confidential. Building a bridge of compassion attracts clients to the professional support that VFD provides. When the team is strong, the bridge is sturdy and complete. Building that bridge, one doula at a time is Aisha Fanning, owner of . . .

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