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B is for Body, Beautiful

Posted on: July 15, 2024 | Body, Health, Information, Motherhood, Pregnancy

They’re yours. The dark lines of triumph (or defeat) form on each side of your abdomen, thighs, breasts, and more. The bumps, creases, and crevices of shapes that find their way into new places on your ever-changing body. Along with newly found self-confidence (or self-consciousness)…it’s your body, and it’s beautiful! You Experience Puberty The early stages of adolescent life shape our thoughts and views on our bodies as we grow. . . .

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A: Afterbirth!

Posted on: July 3, 2024 | Body, Information, Placenta Encapsulation, Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Pregnancy

A is for Afterbirth. Afterbirth is the placenta and the tissue and blood after delivery of a baby. The placenta is what has kept a fetus nourished and growing in utero. The afterbirth can be quite overwhelming and can also be quite beautiful. When thinking of an animal giving birth, we know that the mother often results in cleaning off the offspring by ingesting the placenta and membranes. Which brings . . .

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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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