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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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Safety In: Infant Sleep

Posted on: September 7, 2020 | Babies, Children, Doulas, education, Information, Parenting, Postpartum Doulas, Safety, sleep

Celebrating National Baby Safety Month with Vegas Family Doulas continues this week focusing on infant sleep safety! Who doesn’t love gazing at peacefully slumbering babies? The cherub baby faces interacting with the happenings of their sweet dreams. The phantom smiles that occur while their eyes are closed tight. The low whimpers and guffaws out of thin air.  Watching and wondering what images are dancing in their heads. Ah yes, the . . .

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Overnight Newborn Support

Posted on: July 27, 2020 | 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 years. We’ve listened to new parents. We’ve educated on their newborns. We’ve supported them through dark times and happy times. We’ve reached out, checked-in, and reassured many many times. As professional doulas, it’s part of what we ensure. Support during the postpartum realm should be spent however one needs, . . .

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Rest and Peace, with A Postpartum Doula

Posted on: July 20, 2020 | Babies, birth, Business, childcare, Children, Doulas, Famillies, Fatherhood, Feeding, Friendship, Information, Motherhood, Parenting, Postpartum Doulas, sleep

Shaun glanced at the clock. Tick…tock…tick…tock…1 hour until the postpartum doula was scheduled to arrive. They had been trying to soothe the upset baby for the past 3 hours. Bouncing here, holding baby this way and that, and singing ‘Motownphilly’ to bring some fun into the situation.  Shanae was out taking a stroll indulging in some much needed Vitamin D and fresh air. Shaun was confident that they could navigate . . .

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Setting Sleep Patterns

Posted on: July 13, 2020 | Babies, Body, Children, Famillies, Information, Parenting, sleep

“Twinkle twinkle little star, how I wonder what you are!…” Setting up healthy sleep patterns in your infant, will translate to healthy sleep in childhood and teenage years. Sleep, and all of its’ counterparts, are often antiquated as a dreaded feat. This can certainly stem from the anguish and anxieties that conjure up in the baby from being alone and/or feeling afraid. From those early on sleepless nights, to sleep . . .

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