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Overnight Newborn Support

Posted on: April 2, 2024 | Babies, Birth Work, Business, Doulas, education, Famillies, Fatherhood, Feeding, Information, Motherhood, Parenting, Postpartum Doulas, Relationships, Safety, sleep

Newborn support is not new to the Vegas Family Doulas Team. We’ve supported families throughout their first years of postpartum for over 10 years. We’ve listened to new parents. We’ve attuned to their newborns. We’ve supported through the dark times and the happy times. We’ve reached out, checked-in, and reassured many many times. As professional doulas, it’s part of what we do. Support during the postpartum realm should be spent . . .

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Car Seat 101

Posted on: September 4, 2023 | Children, Community, education, Information, Las Vegas, Parenting, Safety

Did you know there is a science behind child passenger safety seats (aka car seats)? The production, the laws, the regulations, the installation, and even usage? One more thing for new parents to worry about, however probably one of the top 5 of importance in child-rearing. Child passenger safety technicians are trained and certified to help families navigate the world of car seats. Safe Kids Clark County, UMC Healthy Living . . .

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Taking a Newborn Care Class

Posted on: December 5, 2022 | Babies, classes, Community, education, Famillies, Fatherhood, Feeding, Infant Feeding Specialist, Information, Las Vegas, Motherhood, Parenting, Safety, sleep, VFD Team

Babies are terrifying, right? They cry, they poop, they sleep, they don’t sleep at all, they projectile liquids from bodily orifices. And yet…they are the most remarkable beings! Navigating life with a newborn doesn’t have to be a deer in the headlights situation. In fact, it’s almost a travesty to not utilize the resources and support that are available to new parents in the realm of parenting. No one has . . .

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Traveling With A Baby

Posted on: March 28, 2022 | Activity, Babies, Parenting, Safety, Travel

Now that Evyn was 3 months old, Claudia had a wonderful idea to take a trip before she began the mom-life, work-life balance back to work in a two weeks. There were a lot of places near and far that she had decided would make a great getaway destination. Claudia landed on the decision for a quick trip to the California coast. She researched hotels, dining, and things to do . . .

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Colic

Posted on: February 22, 2022 | Babies, Doulas, education, Health, Information, Parenting, Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Safety

The clock displayed “6:00pm” and just like clockwork, Evyn began wailing. Every day since turning 5 weeks old, Evyn had a tryst of fussiness at 6pm-9pm like it was her job. Nothing seemed to calm her; not a bath, not a top-off of ‘milkies’, not the soothing sounds of waves from Alexa.  Absolutely NOTHING!!! Claudia was beginning to lose her ability to stay calm. “This must be colic.” She muttered. . . .

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