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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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Thankful, Grateful, and Blessed!

Posted on: November 2, 2020 | Activity, Birth Work, Business, Community, Doulas, Famillies, Friendship, Postpartum Doulas, Relationships

Vegas Family Doulas is THANKFUL… When it comes to service-based businesses, the company you keep is EVERYTHING! As a woman-owned, minority-owned, service-based small business owner, the reputation of my business is a big driving force for the success. When it comes to building an inclusive, dedicated, professional team, I strive to make certain Vegas Family Doulas meets (and crushes) that mark.  As part of the Vegas Family Doulas team, our . . .

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Baby, I Love Your Ways! (Newborn Care Class)

Posted on: October 12, 2020 | Babies, Children, classes, Doulas, education, Famillies, Information, Motherhood, Parenting, Relationships, sleep, Uncategorized

“I hope you’re getting sleep now, because you won’t when the baby gets here!” “My baby cried for hours and hours, nothing EVER helped.” “I heard that you really shouldn’t do XYZ…” Oh…Baby, I Love Your Ways. These comments swirled around in Abigail’s head as she scrolled through the feeds on her social media. Already overwhelmed with the thoughts of giving birth in the upcoming weeks, these words her mommy . . .

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Bring It On! (Childbirth Education Class)

Posted on: October 5, 2020 | birth, Birth Work, Body, classes, Community, Doulas, Famillies, Fatherhood, Friendship, Information, Labor, Labor Doulas, Motherhood, Relationships

Carrie sat across from her doula Maxine, both excited to be in each other’s company and begin the steps in preparation for the birth of Carrie’s unborn baby. Carrie nervously listened as Maxine explained when to contact her, the differences between early and active labors, and comfort measures. Maxine paused and asked Carrie what childbirth education course she would be taking. Carrie was taken aback…what? A childbirth education course? Wasn’t . . .

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Black Breastfeeding Week 2020

Posted on: August 24, 2020 | Babies, classes, Community, education, Famillies, Feeding, Infant Feeding Specialist, Information, Motherhood, Relationships

Happy Black Breastfeeding Week! Did you know that 58.9% of black women breastfeed their babies, compared to 79% of white women? Were you aware that the majority of breastfeeding support groups are not led by a woman of color, nor do they have many women of color in attendance? The arc that a breastfeeding woman endures has peaks and valleys. Oftentimes, these women have someone to turn to for the . . .

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