Family Friendly events in the Annapolis Area Spring 2023

Here are some family-friendly events happening in the Annapolis, Maryland area this summer: 1. Annapolis Arts Week – June 6-13, 2023 This week-long event celebrates the arts in Annapolis with a variety of activities, including art exhibits, live music, theater performances, and more. There will be plenty of family-friendly events throughout the week, so make sure to check the schedule …

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9 New Baby Products We’re Excited About in 2020

As postpartum doulas, it’s our job to know about all the best mom and baby gadgets so we can make appropriate recommendations for our clients. Baby gear is one area where inventors are constantly coming up with new ideas and improvements to try to “hack” parenting, so there’s always something new and cool coming down the line! Here are some …

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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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What’s the Fuss About Peanut Balls?

If you’ve taken any childbirth classes, toured your local hospitals and birth centers…or talked to any doulas for any length of time, you’ve probably at least heard mention of the so-called magical properties of the peanut ball. This unassuming, smallish, peanut-shaped physical therapy ball couldn’t really be super useful during labor…or could it? So What is a Peanut Ball Anyway? …

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