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The Fallacies of Fatigue

Posted on: July 6, 2020 | Body, Information, Motherhood, Parenting, sleep

“Enjoy the sleep now, because you won’t get it when the baby comes!” It’s no secret that the final months of a pregnancy bring fatigue and insomnia. This fatigue is caused by your body producing more blood in order to carry nutrients to your growing baby. Increased Progesterone levels are the culprit for the sleepiness during one’s pregnancy. Insomnia, especially during the final months of the pregnancy, is brought about . . .

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Routines, Gifts In Disguise!

Posted on: January 27, 2020 | Babies, birth, Children, education, Famillies, Fatherhood, Feeding, Information, Motherhood, Parenting, sleep

Routines. It’s not a bad word I promise! In fact, quite the opposite. A routine can be a saving grace in the day in the life of a new mother. In an already whirlwind realm of the unknown, having a routine (note: not schedule!) allows one to face the day head on with confidence. What’s the difference between a routine and a schedule? So glad you asked! By definition, a . . .

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E is for E.A.S.Y Routine

Posted on: June 15, 2019 | Activity, Babies, Famillies, Feeding, Information, Parenting, sleep

Easy like Sunday morning? It could be! The Eat-Activity-Sleep-You Time routine (also known as the E.A.S.Y) is a handy tool for new parents to get a grasp on the day-to-day with a growing baby. The E.A.S.Y routine allows a pattern to develop that may very well get you through those difficult days. What is the E.A.S.Y routine? Let’s dive in! E.A.S.Y was developed by Babywise using a 24 hour period . . .

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Shh…Sleep Parent Sleep…

Posted on: June 18, 2018 | Famillies, Information, Parenting, Postpartum Doulas, sleep

When was the last time you rested? No, no, I’m not talking about laying your head down for a quick nap between feeds. I’m speaking about laying your heavy head down and melting between the sheets. I’m talking about closing your eyes and escaping into a world of dreams and imagination. I’m saying knowing the peace of having your baby in the arms of your trusted postpartum doula. Sleep, beautiful-wanted-needed . . .

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