A Parent's Guide to Getting Twins on the Same Schedule

Multiples are a fun, exciting challenge! In my experience as a Postpartum & Infant Care Doula when it comes to multiples, one of the challenges is having two babies, often on opposite schedules. This means, no rest, and once you get a second, the next baby is ready for you.

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A Parent's Guide to Nighttime Feeds With a Newborn

Your first baby has arrived! In the hospital you have lots of Nurses and IBCLCs to help you navigate days and nights. Once you arrive home, if you do not have Postpartum Overnight Support set up or family coming in to help, you will be on your own and we want to help you navigate all of this as easily as possible!

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What to Expect: How Will My Labor Start

Is it really like the movies? Water breaking and gushing all over Isle 12 of the grocery store followed by intense contractions, contraction so intense you’ll be pushing your baby out in less than an hour? No, it’s not really like the movies, especially for those giving birth for the first time.

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What to Expect: Postpartum Bleeding

Welcome back to our “ what to expect” series! This week we are going to talk about postpartum bleeding after you have given birth. This is a topic I find important to discuss, there are so many questions about it, and it is important to know what is normal and what to expect.

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What to Expect: My Firs Week With A New Baby

Welcome to our What to Expect series on pregnancy, birth, parenting and beyond! For our first post, we want to chat about what to expect in your first week with a newborn!

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Moving in Pregnancy for a Better Birth

We have families ask us all the time, “what can I do to prepare for birth?” Preparing for birth involves so much more than a birth plan, it involves eating well when you can, exercise, your support system, a

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Let's Talk About the Four Month Sleep Regression

The four month sleep regression! Parenting seems to go something like this… your baby starts to become familiar to you, you develop a system and then suddenly it’s not applicable anymore and you have to figure what your baby’s new schedule will be.

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Ways to Get Labor Going

So you have reached that point in your pregnancy where you need or want to get things going and you are wondering what your options are? While we as Doulas cannot prescribe or specifically recommend anything we can tell you what might help get your labor going.

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Lactation Support for Winchester Families

Did you know that we now offer Lactation Services for families all over Loudoun, Winchester and the Shenandoah Valley?

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