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Babymoon Destinations in Las Vegas

Posted on: September 27, 2021 | Activity, Community, Las Vegas, Travel

“A vacation? But I’m 26 weeks pregnant!” Claudia responded to her girlfriend on FaceTime. “Yes, girl!” Her friend stated. “It’s called a “babymoon” and we have to celebrate your last weeks before the baby arrives.” “A babymoon? What is that…like a honeymoon, except with a baby?” Claudia chuckled out loud.  What is a Babymoon A babymoon is a getaway before the arrival of a baby to celebrate the “last days . . .

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Why I Almost Quit Doula Work

Posted on: September 9, 2021 | Birth Work, Doulas, Labor Doulas, Las Vegas, Postpartum Doulas, VFD Team

“How can you quit something that you haven’t even begun?!” That’s what ran through my head as I exited my first doula training. This is how I almost quit doula work. It was my labor doula training with a well-known organization. Three-8 hour days and $400 later, I was a trained labor doula. But what was next? With my 6 month old strapped in his Moby to my chest, I . . .

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Writing A Birth Plan

Posted on: August 23, 2021 | classes, Doulas, education, Information, Labor, Labor Doulas, Las Vegas, Pregnancy, Prenatal, VFD Team

Claudia was 36 weeks and getting down to the final stretch, and today was the prenatal appointment with her Doula Team. Up until now, Claudia and her Doula support team had called, texted, shared situationally appropriate memes, and kept in contact. Today they would all gather in the same space to discuss in detail her upcoming birthing experience and create her birth preferences plan. While Claudia set out waters and . . .

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Alternative Therapies in Pregnancy: Acupuncture

Posted on: May 31, 2021 | Body, Business, Community, education, Health, Information, Las Vegas, Pregnancy, Prenatal

Pin…Point…Prick. Little tiny needles all over the body healing ailments both seen and unseen. Acupuncture is an alternative form of therapy that can be useful and healing in pregnancy. Although the thought of many pin pricks to the body can send shivers up one’s spin (literally) the body does a natural reset with the energies that are released through the precision of placement of each individual needle.  WHAT IS ACUPUNCTURE? . . .

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Alternative Therapies: Chiropractic Care

Posted on: May 10, 2021 | Activity, Body, Community, education, Health, Information, Las Vegas, Pregnancy, Prenatal

Creak, Crack, Streeeeetch…ahhhhh! The precise skills of a chiropractor provides a soothing answer to the ailments that pregnancy can bring to the body. While the body is hard at work growing a baby, the body’s muscles, ligaments, and organs are pushed, pulled, squished. These bodily developments can cause new aches and pains that may take away joys of pregnancy. Routine visits for chiropractic care in pregnancy, can be a can . . .

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