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Labor Doula Support

Posted on: March 6, 2024 | birth, Birth Work, Body, Doulas, education, Friendship, Information, Labor, Labor Doulas, Pregnancy, Prenatal, Relationships, VFD Team

“Okay, so…who did you hire as your labor doula?”  Brittney asked. “Oh yeah!” J’nae looked up from her plate. “My doula was AH-MAZING when I was having the twins. She knew just what to do to keep me sane and supported me even through my cesarean.” J’nae chimed in.  “My WHAT?!” Claudia questioned.”What’s a Do-la?“ The trio of friends sat enjoying brunch on the sunny afternoon.  It had been weeks . . .

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Meet The Team: Ednalyna Martin

Posted on: October 23, 2023 | Birth Work, Community, Doulas, Famillies, Information, Labor, Labor Doulas, Las Vegas, Motherhood, Parenting, Pregnancy, Prenatal, Relationships, VFD Team

“Take it one day at a time. This is new, and you are learning with your baby.” ~ Ednalyna Martin  Edna is a foodie who loves adventure and discovering new foods. Her hobbies include experiences in nature, spending time with family, dancing, and crafting. Through self-healing and self-discovery, Edna is grateful for the journey because it has shifted how she serves her community with intention, authenticity, and love! Edna brings her . . .

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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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Recovering From a Cesarean Birth

Posted on: June 20, 2022 | birth, Body, education, Famillies, Health, Information, Labor, Motherhood, Postpartum

You did it! Congratulations and Welcome Baby! Now it’s time to focus on YOU! I hear you. You just had a baby and now have to tend to a baby. But wait a moment! if YOU are not recovering well, YOU won’t be able to care for the baby’s needs. So yes…YOU are important and recovering from a cesarean birth brings different recovery methods than that of a vaginal delivery. . . .

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Celebrating the Golden Hour

Posted on: December 27, 2021 | Babies, birth, Body, education, Information, Labor, Labor Doulas

Claudia had read about it. She had heard about it. Claudia even asked her doulas about it. And here she was finally experiencing it! The infamous golden hour that is known to have a multitude of benefits to both her and her baby. The moment began so quickly as Claudia pulled her vernix covered baby up to her chest and wept.  What is the Golden Hour The golden hour is . . .

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