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Nutrition in Pregnancy

Posted on: February 8, 2021 | Body, Feeding, Information, Meals, Prenatal

Nothing sounded tasty. Claudia stood in front of an opened refrigerator door. She wasn’t the best when it came to her eating habits. In fact, a dessert was often an appetizer before dinner. During her prenatal visit, the provider explained the importance of nutrition in pregnancy; and what elements to her diet were essential for healthy fetal growth. Claudia knew she would have to make some conscious food decisions and . . .

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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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THANKSGIVING CANCELLED!

Posted on: November 30, 2019 | Famillies, Meals, Parenting, Relationships, Travel

I did it. I cancelled a family gathering trip out of town for my family at Thanksgiving; and I felt a stack of bricks being taken off of my shoulders.  There’s a point where one has to step back, re-evaluate what’s going on, create an action plan, and then execute it best. For me, it was last Thanksgiving, 2018. From the moment November hit, life was go-go-go with events, classes, . . .

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Infant Feeding Specialist-Part 3

Posted on: August 20, 2018 | Famillies, Feeding, Infant Feeding Specialist, Meals, Motherhood, Postpartum Doulas

2 months postpartum and Imani’s first day at work is around the corner. We’re visiting and we are going through what pumping at work will look like. She has been on her medication for anxiety for 2 weeks now, and shares that she is feeling less frazzled. Bradford gave his first hearty chuckle and it brightened her darkest day. While she has a great stash to feed Bradford for weeks . . .

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