Sleep

Postpartum Depression and Massage Therapy: Exploring the Connection

Massage therapy promotes relaxation, feelings of calmness and well-being, reduces pains and aches, and helps you sleep better – all of which can be beyond helpful during the postpartum period.

How To Treat Yourself If You’re a Busy Mom

Families are busier than ever these days. Statistics confirm it. If you’re a mom, odds are good you don’t have a lot of free time to focus on your needs. Maybe you’re trying to figure out things like how to get kids to eat vegetables without a fight, get everyone to their activities on time, and finish your own work. No matter what you’re trying to balance, chances are good that there’s a lot going on.

Healthy Sleep for Pregnant Women (Guest Blog from SleepHelp.org)

Are you pregnant or trying to become so? You may not know it yet, but sleep is an important part of pregnancy.

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?

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. 

Overnight Support 

Overnight Support 

Sleep when the baby sleeps they say. Well, they also mean hire a postpartum doula for overnight support in Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill and you will be actually be able to sleep when the baby sleeps. 

How To Get More Sleep With a Newborn

How To Get More Sleep With a Newborn

Ah sleep. The amazing, elusive treat that new parents long for and new babies rebel against. While it might seem like a luxury, it is very important that as a new parent, especially if you just gave birth, you are able to get a least a few hours of sleep each day.