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The Golden Hour

Posted on: January 20, 2020 | Babies, birth, Body, Information, Motherhood, Postpartum Doulas, Relationships

You’ve pushed the last push, and baby has emerged into the world. You’re sweaty, exhausted, and overjoyed to be over the hump of labor. You feel your crying babe placed on your chest. And as if you two are the only ones in the room, you gaze into each other’s eyes. Lost in a pool of Oxytocin and synchronization. The seconds continue on. The minutes pass by. A towel has . . .

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Childbirth Education

Posted on: January 6, 2020 | birth, Birth Work, Body, classes, education, Famillies, Information

Taking a childbirth education class is an important, yet often looked over step in “preparing for baby” checklists. Whether one is expecting to welcome their first child, or looking to do birth a little different with their 4th, 6th, 10th child, an extensive class in childbirth education will equip parents with tools that can help educate and empower one in their birthing experience. Let’s discuss what to look for in . . .

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G- Growth and Development

Posted on: December 7, 2019 | Activity, Babies, Body, Children, Community, Famillies, Information, Parenting

Growth restricted. Failure to thrive. Supplementing. Growth charts. Percentiles. Growth spurts. Premature. Full-term.  For most parents, these phrases can generate anxiety and self-doubt. Am I starving my baby? What am I doing wrong? Maybe if I feed them more, this would rectify itself. Truth is, while there are charts, guidelines, and perimeters, genetic and family history play a big role in development.  Just when you begin to feel that you . . .

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F is for Formula

Posted on: September 4, 2019 | Babies, Feeding, Infant Feeding Specialist, Information

The “big bad wolf” as it has been come to be known in many mom circles, by many professionals, and oftentimes by families themselves. Formula, or Artificial Baby Milk as it’s also known as, was first created in 1867 as an alternative method for providing nutrition to one’s infant. Over time, the formula of Formula has changed. Formula has changed in composition. It has changed in methods of preparation. It . . .

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E is for E.A.S.Y Routine

Posted on: June 15, 2019 | Activity, Babies, Famillies, Feeding, Information, Parenting, sleep

Easy like Sunday morning? It could be! The Eat-Activity-Sleep-You Time routine (also known as the E.A.S.Y) is a handy tool for new parents to get a grasp on the day-to-day with a growing baby. The E.A.S.Y routine allows a pattern to develop that may very well get you through those difficult days. What is the E.A.S.Y routine? Let’s dive in! E.A.S.Y was developed by Babywise using a 24 hour period . . .

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