Placenta Encapsulation – Location Matters

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When it comes to placenta encapsulation, many think that there is a special, lab-sterile space where the placenta is taken to be processed. You may envision an entirely stainless steel space. Perhaps a place like a restaurant kitchen. A place … Read More

Postpartum Doulas – What Do They Do?

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  When most growing families hear postpartum doula, they often think of postpartum depression. Here are our “Top 3” fast facts about postpartum doula care and the benefits to your growing family. 1. Your postpartum doula is your personal guide … Read More

What to Read: Pregnancy, Birth & Postpartum

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There are many ways to gather the information you seek about your pregnancy and upcoming delivery. You can take childbirth education classes, or search the internet for your specific questions. You may talk to friends and family, or read one … Read More

Stretch Marks: The Changing Landscape of Your Pregnant Body

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  Congratulations! You’re pregnant and your body is changing. While this is an exciting time it’s also a time of great change.  Changes to your body are happening and some of them you’re not so fond of. Like stretch marks. … Read More

The Snoo: A Postpartum Doula’s Review

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As a postpartum doula, I have the opportunity to see what people are buying or receiving as gifts for their new babies—everything from newborn care needs, clothing, toys, convenience-based equipment, and many products in between. However, the one that never … Read More

The ABC’s of Life With Your Newborn – Diapers

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When it comes to diapering your new baby, you have a few options. The two options that are most common are disposable and cloth diapers. It’s a matter of personal preference which diaper is best. The answer will also depend … Read More

The ABC’s of Life With Your Newborn – Colic

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My baby won’t stop fussing and crying. Could it be colic? Babies who cry more than 3 hours per day, 3 days or more per week, for at least three weeks are typically diagnosed with colic. The symptoms can begin … Read More

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