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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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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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Routines That Build Consistency

Posted on: November 21, 2022 | Babies, education, Famillies, Fatherhood, Information, Motherhood, Parenting, sleep

Newborns & Consistency Newborns go through a series of growth spurts, leaps, and milestones during the early days and weeks of life. Anticipating the baby’s next move is almost like a Jedi mind trick. Babies love to do 3 things- eat, sleep, poop…that’s it! Once feedings are down to a science with amount, method, and frequencies, the poop will come. Which leaves the sleep to figure out. When babies feel . . .

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Overnight Care

Posted on: April 4, 2022 | Doulas, Famillies, Fatherhood, Friendship, Health, Information, Motherhood, Parenting, Postpartum, Postpartum Doulas, sleep, VFD Team

The idea that when one has a baby, sleep will be a long-lost art form is an outdated one. Sleeping when the baby sleeps is great when the baby is sleeping over the evening hours. So how does merging the idea that new parents can “sleep when the baby sleeps” AND retain the sleep that they themselves require to function at full throttle during the day? Why with overnight care . . .

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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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