Posts tagged Breastfeeding
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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Berryville Breastfeeding Support Options

During pregnancy, much of the focus is on a birth plan, preparing for the baby such as clothes, a crib and baby registry, a good prenatal provider, OB and Birth Doula.  The focus is often on the birth and baby stuff

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Natural Birth at Winchester Medical Center

Okay, ready to have your baby? Your plan is to go epidural free, maybe this is your first baby or you had an epidural last time, either way, we cannot wait to share with your our top tips for having an unmedicated birth at Winchester Medical Center.

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Postpartum Recovery: How to Handle Sore Nipples While Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is natural, but let's be honest "natural" does not mean walk in the park all of the time. Breastfeeding comes with challenges physically, such as exhaustion form energy output, sore or cracked/bleeding nipples, inverted nipples,

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2017 Virginia Birth Expo

The 2016 Virginia Birth Expo was a success and we are so thrilled to be in the last few months of preparation for the 2nd Annual Virginia Birth Expo! The families of Winchester and Leesburg were in need of an expo brining together professional, high quality businesses, services, products and resources for families who are planning a pregnancy, currently pregnant, or holding a baby in their arms. There is something for everyone at the Virginia Birth Expo.

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Must Haves for Your Baby Registry

Our overall theme here at Virginia is for Doulas is to help families experience support and the feeling of ease and comfort that comes with it. We are carrying that over to baby registries and hope to make your experience a little easier!

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Introducing a Bottle to Your Breastfed Baby

A lot of mothers are nervous to introduce a bottle or pacifier, worried that their baby won't be able to properly feed from a bottle or be able to breastfeed again. There's plenty of myths and miscommunication about nipple confusion, to consider when preparing to make the switch to a bottle.

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If Two is Company, Is Three a Crowd?; Relatives and Your Postpartum Doula

Once you do, you're sure to have a ton of family members offering a helping hand. Although it might seem like a tempting offer, some professional care might have it's place too as you settle in to your new routines with baby.

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Breastfeeding and Breast Augmentation

Women with breast augmentations can often feel discouraged away from breastfeeding, thinking it might be too challenging. It's our job to assure mothers interested in breastfeeding that they may have different resources and options available to them that will help them breastfeed comfortably.

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