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Bringing Home Baby

Posted on: January 10, 2022 | Babies, Community, Diapers, Doulas, Famillies, Feeding, Friendship, Information, Meals, Motherhood, Parenting, Postpartum Doulas, sleep, VFD Team

The doorbell rang. Claudia’s postpartum doula Kaela opened the door to find a basket filled with pastries, gift cards, and teas. “Ohh…what do we have there?” Claudia expressed as she looked up from nursing baby Evyn. “Looks like a congratulations gift basket from Simone, Mike, and their crew.” Kaela spoke. “They’ve included wrapped pastries, gift cards, baby gifts, diapers, and more!” “What a thoughtful gift!” expressed Claudia, “It’s like they . . .

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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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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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