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Meet The Team: Khristina Givens

Posted on: October 3, 2023 | Uncategorized

When paths cross, and passions align, you must jump at the opportunity to have someone like Khristina on your team. Since certifying as a doula and joining the Vegas Family Doulas Team, Khristina has supported families with over 500 hours of support and continues to lead new parents with understanding and relatability.  As your postpartum doula, Khristina supports you on the beautiful journey into parenthood. Khristina wants the clients she . . .

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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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