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Partners and Bonding with the Baby

Posted on: May 23, 2022 | Babies, Famillies, Fatherhood, Feeding, Friendship, Information, Love, Motherhood, Parenting, Relationships

There is a stigma that a partner won’t have the same level of bonding that a primary or birthing person may have with a new baby. While there is a specific form of bonding that occurs in childbirth, breastfeeding, and caregiving; that is not to discredit the special bonding that occurs within a partner. In fact, the beauty of parenting is the parental bond is unique for each caregiver is . . .

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Sex After Baby

Posted on: April 11, 2022 | Activity, birth, Body, education, Information, Love, Relationships

The intimate nature of childbirth can have its roller coaster moments. Whether you had an insatiable appetite for some lovin’ throughout the pregnancy, or whether the idea of gettin’ down and dirty didn’t flow until the postpartum realm, there will be a time when you feel like getting physically romantic again. Sex after baby is a topic that doesn’t get discussed openly too often between couples. The yearning of physical . . .

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When You Don’t Love Parenthood

Posted on: February 7, 2022 | Babies, Body, Children, Famillies, Fatherhood, Motherhood, Parenting, Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Relationships

Mornings came way too early for Claudia most days. The overnight support from her postpartum doula was a godsend in getting full rest for the day ahead, and she found herself enjoying the nightcap conversation over tea before retreating for the night. It was something about the day the afternoons that shook Claudia. Evyn was a great nap-taker and nursing was gaining traction, so what was going on with her? . . .

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Postpartum Support

Posted on: January 3, 2022 | Babies, Body, Doulas, education, Famillies, Feeding, Friendship, Health, Infant Feeding Specialist, Information, Motherhood, Parenting, Postpartum Doulas, Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Relationships, sleep, VFD Team

Claudia lied wide awake. It was 3 am. She was 5 days postpartum. Her chest was large, hard as rocks, and filled with milk that filled her breast seemingly overnight. She was in pain. Evyn lay in the bassinet next to the bed. Both were exhausted. It was a long emotional day, and Claudia wasn’t ready or willing to face another one like that.She recalled her prenatal visit with her . . .

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Labor Doula Support

Posted on: July 26, 2021 | 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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