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Navigating Labor as the Partner

Posted on: June 8, 2020 | Babies, birth, Body, Doulas, education, Famillies, Fatherhood, Information, Labor, Motherhood, Parenting, Postpartum Doulas, Relationships

Can you believe it? She carried a watermelon! Nine months have come since the word “pregnant” appeared on a test held in front of your face. 40 weeks of experiencing a whirlwind of hormones, growth, cravings, congratulations, and classes together. All for this very moment…SHE’S IN LABOR!!! Let’s rewind a bit. The final weeks leading up to this moment brought many “is it time moments”, am I right? Looking back, . . .

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What to Expect When She’s Expecting

Posted on: June 1, 2020 | birth, Body, Children, education, Famillies, Fatherhood, Information, Love, Motherhood, Parenting, Relationships

Congratulations, You’re going to have a baby! So now what?! Well, sit down and buckle up, because it’s going to be a ride. From hormonal changes to physical changes, week by week your beautiful partner will metamorphosis before your eyes. Here’s some things on what to expect when she’s expecting. What to Expect–First Trimester During the first trimester, your expecting lady will experience the hormonal changes of stress, mood shifts, . . .

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Remembering My Homebirth to Cesarean

Posted on: May 2, 2020 | birth, Birth Work, Body, Community, Labor, Love, Motherhood, Relationships

In a couple months, it will be my daughter’s second birthday. Her birthday is a joyous day in our family, she is the only grandchild and great grandchild on both maternal and paternal sides, and this year we plan to travel for her birthday to a beach that we visited 2 weeks after she was born. This day also looms as a multitude of emotions flood my mind and heart. . . .

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The Covid-19 Quarantine

Posted on: April 17, 2020 | Activity, Famillies, Fatherhood, Friendship, Information, Love, Motherhood, Parenting, Relationships, Safety

Covid-19. Coronavirus. Quarantine. Stay-at-home. Isolation. No school. Toilet paper shortage. Hand sanitizer shortage. Mandatory business closures. A dark strip. Layoffs. Limited support. Etc. Etc. Etc. The past 4 weeks have been a whirlwind of emotions. March 18th changed the face of Las Vegas as we knew it. Lights on the world famous Strip went dark. Award-winning shows stopped. Concerts cancelled. Casinos locked their doors. We began to get a sense . . .

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Happy World Doula Week 2020!

Posted on: March 23, 2020 | Birth Work, Business, Doulas, Famillies, Motherhood, Parenting, Relationships

World Doula Week was conceived in 2011 by Ruti Karni Horowitz. In collaboration with doulas and doula organizations around the world, WDW is celebrated every year from March 22-March 28th. To coincide with the Spring Equinox, which brings representation of fertility. World Doula Week celebrates the passion, profession, and roles of doulas and the support they provide to families: prenatally, during childbirth, and in the postpartum period.    A whole week . . .

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