Are Postpartum Doulas and Night Nurses the Same Thing?

Are Postpartum Doulas and Night Nurses the Same Thing? As professional postpartum doulas, who help new parents navigate life with infants and save the day (night) with overnight shifts so they can catch up on sleep, there is just one tiny thing that gets under our skin: being referred to as night nurses or night nannies. Postpartum doulas are still …

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5 Questions for Moms Who Hate Pumping

Breast pumps are pretty unsexy. They’re not glamorous, and they’re not fun. But in this modern world we all need them at some point after having a baby – whether that’s to go back to work, to provide medically necessary supplementation, or even just to give a bottle to the babysitter. Breast pump usage causes lots of complaints, from pain …

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What does “body positivty” mean to me?

You hear a lot of talk about body positive these days and I’ve been pondering what that means in relation to pregnancy and postpartum. This seems to be a time where people question their body more than ever, especially postpartum, but sometimes even during pregnancy. Your body does some amazing things but pregnacy can also do some damage to your …

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Keep Your Baby Cool

As we slowly work our way into the warmer summer months, we’re spending more sunny days outdoors with our little ones. No one likes to be hot and sweaty, especially your baby. While it’s easy to reach for a water when we start to feel overheated, your baby has a difficult time letting you know that they need some help …

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When Your Doula is Pregnant Too

There’s just something about having a doula with you for your pregnancy and birthing journey. That supportive, unbiased, compassionate person is always there for you if you have a question or need to talk through some of your worries and fears, and that takes so much of the stress out of the whole experience. Maybe they’ve even been in the …

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