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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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Meet The Team: Jennifer Zangger!

Posted on: November 16, 2020 | Business, Community, Doulas, education, Famillies, Infant Feeding Specialist, Parenting, Postpartum Doulas, VFD Team

November is the month of giving thanks and showing gratitude. Especially when those in our circles keep us going and make us smile through whatever we are going through. That’s what the team at Vegas Family Doulas does for me! Each VFD Doula brings a uniqueness, a story, a passion of support in our vision and our mission. In continuation of sharing the VFD team with our clients and community, . . .

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Feeding Foundations (Infant Feeding Class)

Posted on: October 19, 2020 | Body, classes, Famillies, Fatherhood, Feeding, Infant Feeding Specialist, Information, Meals, Motherhood, Parenting

With love in her heart, uncertainty in your mind, and pain in her breasts, Tasha closed her eyes and braced herself while her newborn baby boy latched onto her engorged breasts. She had dreamed of feeding her baby anytime and anywhere from her bosoms. Other women did it all the time. Her sister shared how beautiful it was she nursed her 3 kids. Her best friend admired her strength as . . .

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Safety In: Feeding Baby

Posted on: August 31, 2020 | Babies, education, Famillies, Feeding, Infant Feeding Specialist, Information, Meals, Parenting, Safety

September is Baby Safety Month. Join us each week in September for a fresh off-the-presses blog covering baby safety from birth to 12 months. The first year of child rearing can feel like rolling the dice most times, but alas! Vegas Family Doulas has you covered. First up this week, safety when feeding a baby. From those first suckles to holding their own bottles and from puréed carrots to birthday . . .

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Black Breastfeeding Week 2020

Posted on: August 24, 2020 | Babies, classes, Community, education, Famillies, Feeding, Infant Feeding Specialist, Information, Motherhood, Relationships

Happy Black Breastfeeding Week! Did you know that 58.9% of black women breastfeed their babies, compared to 79% of white women? Were you aware that the majority of breastfeeding support groups are not led by a woman of color, nor do they have many women of color in attendance? The arc that a breastfeeding woman endures has peaks and valleys. Oftentimes, these women have someone to turn to for the . . .

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