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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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Bathing the Baby

Posted on: January 24, 2022 | Activity, Babies, education, Information, Parenting, Safety

Can I tell you a secret? Babies generally enjoy baths! They truly do. They have spent 9 months of their lives immersed in warm gooey waters. So a bath feels like a familiar place. There are different forms of bathing that may soothe your baby more than another. Depending on the age and stage that the baby is one method may be preferred over another.  Methods to Bathing the Baby . . .

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Fetal Kick Counts

Posted on: July 12, 2021 | Babies, Body, education, Information, Pregnancy, Safety

OUCH! Wait…was that…no, it couldn’t be…could it?! The first time we feel a baby’s first little twinges is a whole new level of pregnancy. Suddenly the pregnancy became real! Before there may have been a bump brewing and breasts blossoming, but now little peanut is now making its presence known…and with force. Counting these movements are an important way to gauge how a baby is faring in the womb. Fetal . . .

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Safety In: Playtime with Baby

Posted on: September 28, 2020 | Activity, Babies, Children, Community, Famillies, Fatherhood, Motherhood, Parenting, Safety

As we close the month of National Baby Safety Month, our doulas at Vegas Family Doulas appreciate all of the families that have entrusted our hearts and hands to provide comfort and compassion to their families. In the last week of September, we dive into safety while at play! Playtime is a fun addition to the days as newborn turns into infant turns into baby turns into toddler. What are . . .

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