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Making the Pregnancy Announcement

Posted on: January 18, 2021 | birth, Information, Motherhood

Blossomed with excitement as the reality of her secret growing inside her body, Claudia was ready to share the news. Oh, the pregnancy announcement. But to whom? She had heard that there’s always a chance of a miscarriage. In fact 1 in 4 pregnancy’s experience a miscarriage. She had also read that there was a “safe” period that decreases instances of a fetal loss in the first trimester. But this . . .

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Early Signs of Pregnancy

Posted on: January 4, 2021 | birth, Body, Community, Doulas, education, Fatherhood, Information, Motherhood

Congratulations on your pregnancy! Starting off the new year with a little secret, and what a way to bring joy to the world. But wait, perhaps you’re not quite sure if how you’ve been feeling lately ARE in fact what you think it means. Whether this pregnancy came as a surprise or this pregnancy was planned to the “T”, preparing yourself physically and mentally will help for what the next . . .

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2021 Parents…You Got This!

Posted on: December 28, 2020 | Babies, birth, Body, Doulas, education, Famillies, Fatherhood, Friendship, Information, Labor Doulas, Motherhood, Parenting, Postpartum Doulas, Relationships, VFD Team

Goodbye 2020, Hello 2021! For 2021 expecting parents and new parents, the hopes of a different kind of world to bring their new baby into is looming. With most 2020 new becoming isolated from families, delivering with limited supporters, and protocols in place that feel straight out of a sci-fi movie, it can be quite difficult to stay optimistic heading into a new year. But hey, 2021 Parents, you got . . .

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All I Want for Christmas

Posted on: December 21, 2020 | birth, Doulas, Famillies, Friendship, Motherhood, VFD Team

It wasn’t supposed to be this way. They should be here… with me…with my baby. All I want for Christmas is my family. Lane held her newborn babe in her arms, swaddled in a hospital blanket. Tears formed in her eyes, and droplets fell with every blink. Her birth experience wasn’t horrible, it just wasn’t how she had envisioned it. Knowing that she didn’t even have the option of support . . .

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Baby’s First Christmas

Posted on: December 15, 2020 | Activity, Babies, Famillies, Fatherhood, Motherhood, Parenting

Firsts are so much fun. A first tooth cutting through a big gummy grin. The first unassisted step towards frolick freedom. That first taste of solid substance tickling the palate. Celebrating the baby’s first Christmas is one of those fun milestones that you can get excited about no matter how old the baby. Here’s some fun activities, gift ideas, and memories to savor for that first Christmas! Baby’s First Christmas . . .

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