What’s Your Goal For Today? 

What’s Your Goal For Today? 

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?

Making Returning to Work, Work 

Making Returning to Work, Work 

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.

Two Prenatal Appointments with Your Birth Doulas 

Two Prenatal Appointments with Your Birth Doulas 

For each birth doula client, we offer two prenatal appointments. This gives us a great time to learn about you, and for you to learn about us

The Perfect Feeding Basket for All New Parents

The Perfect Feeding Basket for All New Parents

Whether you are new parent preparing your home for the arrival of a new baby, or a best friend looking for the perfect baby shower gift: look no further!

Part 2 of 2: Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Smoothie Easy Recipes for New Moms

Part 2 of 2: Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Smoothie Easy Recipes for New Moms

Kate, from Nap Time Kitchen, is back with a tasty and healthy smoothie the whole family will love!

Understanding the Bonding Process

Understanding the Bonding Process

The bonding process between parents/caregivers and babies is a very special, but sometimes a confusing process. Learn more about it now!

Tips For a Clogged Duct While Breastfeeding

Tips For a Clogged Duct While Breastfeeding

For anyone that has a had a clogged duct while breastfeeding, you know how uncomfortable it can be! Never fear, your postpartum doulas are here.

Why Exactly Is Massage Good For You?

Why Exactly Is Massage Good For You?

It is well know that massage is an important part in any wellness routine. The fact is undeniable that after you receive a massage, you feel great. Your body is relaxed, your mind is calm, and you are just in good physical place. But why do you feel great? The answer may surprise you!

Am I In Labor?

Am I In Labor?

Probably the single most common question we get from our clients during our first prenatal appointment is “how will I know if I’m in labor?”

Part 1: Easy Recipes For New Moms: Booby Balls!

Part 1: Easy Recipes For New Moms: Booby Balls!

Kate, from Nap Time Kitchen, is featured today to help share some her easy and healthy snacks for new moms!

What’s (Not) In Our Doula Bags

What’s (Not) In Our Doula Bags

Doulas can be known for having a bag of tricks we bring to each bring. Are you picturing a clown car of comfort measures? Well, not so much. 

9 Tips For Help With Gassy Babies

9 Tips For Help With Gassy Babies

Having a gassy newborn or a gassy baby is very common, but that doesn’t make it any easier when it’s your uncomfortable baby!  Here are our 9 tips from our postpartum doulas to help!

Dads and Partners Bonding with Newborn

Dads and Partners Bonding with Newborn

Sometimes the first few weeks or months can be difficult for partners. With one parent providing the food for those breastfeeding, and one parent not, babies can be in a mommy or no-mommy stage.

So, I Had a Cesarean Birth, Now What?

So, I Had a Cesarean Birth, Now What?

Whether your cesarean birth was planned or unplanned, recovering from a cesarean birth is a little different than recovering from a vaginal birth. The recovery can be a bit longer, with a more limitations, but with a little planning and some extra support, you will do amazing. 

5 Ways to Rock Your Cesarean Birth

5 Ways to Rock Your Cesarean Birth

It’s the big day! Your baby is about to be born! Below are a few of our favorite ways to rock the birth experience on the day of your planned cesarean!

Four Ways to Prepare For a Cesarean Birth 

Four Ways to Prepare For a Cesarean Birth 

Preparing for a planned (or even unplanned) cesarean birth is exciting and amazing, but can be a bit stressful. Our doulas are here to support every step of the way! Check out a few of our favorite tips to help yourself prepare for the big day. 

Our Birth Philosophy is Your Birth Philosophy

Our Birth Philosophy is Your Birth Philosophy

We learn your philosophy on as many aspects of the birthing process as possible, so that we enter the birth room 110% with your best interests in mind!

Use of Kinesiology Taping After Massage Therapy Session

Use of Kinesiology Taping After Massage Therapy Session

We are excited to now offer Kinesiology taping as an addition to any in-home massage! Whether you need a little bit extra support, or you have a specific injury, Kinesiology taping is a wonderful addition to any one of our in-home massages for folks living in Raleigh, Durham, or Chapel Hill!

Day Time Support From Your Postpartum Doula

Day Time Support From Your Postpartum Doula

Our postpartum doulas love providing day time support for families in the Triangle area! Many families feel our help is best used for overnight support, but many also see benefit of having day time support as well!

Planning Appointment With Your Postpartum Doulas 

Planning Appointment With Your Postpartum Doulas 

All postpartum doula clients, whether you just need one overnight, or a full 40 hours a week of support, are offered a postpartum planning appointment to allow both doulas and your family to share expectations, goals, and concerns about having a newborn.