There are times when mild itchy is normal and there are times when extreme itch is a sign of something serious.
Pregnancy books saying morning sickness just happens during the morning, and will be over soon. But sometimes that is always true!
The “Golden Hour” has become very popular to discuss within the birthing community in the past few years.
Are you pregnant or trying to become so? You may not know it yet, but sleep is an important part of pregnancy.
If you are going back to work shortly after having your baby, leaving your little one in a daycare center for the first time can be quite difficult. However stressful and scary it is, choosing a good environment that is trustworthy will help you put your mind to rest.
At a recent health fair where we providing cooperate chair massage, we had the pleasure of running into Autumn Ehsaei of Perennial Nutrition, and we hit it off!
You may have read about or seen in your ultrasound that a baby can be posterior, and that news can sometimes be not exactly what you want to hear. However, our birth doulas are well trained in how to provide physical support prenatally and during birth to help, while also are able to direct you to other resources that may help.
Sometimes we take breathing for granted, because, well, we normally don’t think about it. However, we are challenging you to really notice your breath.
But what exactly do we do in the birth room while you are laboring and pushing? The short answer is: whatever you need!
Birth is commonly divided into 3 stages: labor, pushing, and placenta delivery. So often the first two stages are well researched, but the third stage can be overlooked. Not today!
Just like you, infants sometimes are not in the mood for certain activities. While they cannot verbalize that, parents, babysitters, and other guardians begin to notice signs of what the baby is feeling.
Planning for a new baby is full of unknowns. Will your baby sleep? Will you sleep? Will your baby eat? Will you feel like yourself? And so many more questions that you won’t know the answer to until your baby arrives.
A few months ago, we had the pleasure to meet Hanna of Hanna Hill Photography, and we knew after that first meeting she truly is not only a wonderful photographer and artist, but also person.
We approach each client at each postpartum doula shift with a clean slate. We do not have any opinions about what should, or what should not be done, by the parent, or what should or should not be expected from the baby. We do, however, always start the shift with the same simple question: What is your goal for today?
Whether you are going back to work at 6 weeks, 6 months, or even a year, there are always some adjustments. Parents that continue to breastfeed while working certainly face a few different obstacles, but we believe if you develop a sustainable plan prior to a big event, you are more likely to succeed.