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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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Staying Connected to Your Partner

Posted on: February 14, 2023 | Famillies, Fatherhood, Friendship, Information, Motherhood, Postpartum, Prenatal, Relationships

Oh what a wonderful world it would be if we could all think, act, speak, and believe the same ways…right? WRONG! In fact, who we are individually is what makes this world a wonderful place to be. Opposites Attract is more than just an 80s pop hit, it’s how many of us love and live in our relationships. How can one stay connected to their partner when these opposites show . . .

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Assisted Delivery in Birth

Posted on: December 13, 2021 | birth, Body, education, Health, Information, Prenatal

Birth is not broken, therefore birth does not need to be fixed. Birthing bodies are not broken, therefore birthing bodies do not need to be fixed. Baby’s know how to be born, therefore interventions are a moot point. What if situations arise beyond the scope of “normal”, low-risk, or safe? What happens when decisions in birth are made to provide a safe and healthy birth of a baby? An assisted . . .

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Cesarean Birth

Posted on: December 6, 2021 | birth, Body, education, Health, Information, Labor, Pregnancy, Prenatal

Nationwide, according to CesareanRates.org, cesarean births makeup statistically 31.7% of all births in 2019.  In Nevada, 26.8% of births were by cesarean. The Healthy People 2020 Initiative is to have births in all states have a cesarean rate of 23.9 and below.  Known as belly birth, c-section, surgical delivery, and cesarean section, a cesarean delivery of a baby doesn’t come without big emotions, thoughts, biases, and even misinformation. What is . . .

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