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Birth Afterpains

Posted on: July 4, 2022 | Uncategorized

The nurse came in mentioning a check to the uterus and fundal massage. What she failed to mention was that this “massage” was anything but. As the polite nurse pulled back the curtain to observe privacy, she smiled apologetically and began pressing on the top of my abdomen with a force that felt like I was giving birth all over again. These birth afterpains were no joke. “I’ll be back . . .

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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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Small Business Appreciation

Posted on: August 10, 2020 | Uncategorized

You know that special “off-the-wall” eatery that you just love as your own little utopia? Or that salon that has the best conversation, cozy environment, and stylists that knock your socks off? What about the support you received during your labor and postpartum that you feel that you would have been lost without? Have you sang their praises to your friends yet? Did you rush over to their Yelp or . . .

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PMADs In Dads

Posted on: June 22, 2020 | Uncategorized

It’s no secret that the first year is one of the most emotionally charged, rewarding, roughest times as a new parent. The whirlwind of thoughts flood the mind as the days into months of the trimester counts on. The excitement is there for the new father-to-be, and the anxieties of providing for their namesake kicks open a whole new door. Dads can experience perinatal mood and anxiety disorders too! In . . .

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Everybody’s Working For The Weekend

Posted on: January 17, 2020 | Children, Community, Famillies, Fatherhood, Friendship, Love, Motherhood, Parenting, Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Relationships, Uncategorized

Thanks Loverboy! However, for many families, the weekends are just as busy (or even busier) than the weekends.  Did you know that taking the weekends to recharge can leave you even more drained? Find that time whether it be an hour here, a few hours there, or a whole day away to indulge. To indulge in Y.O.U! Your family loves YOU. Your little sleepless newborn babe loves you. You love . . .

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