Posts tagged Leesburg
How to Prevent Malpositions of Your Baby in Pregnancy

We've all heard about breech and transverse babies, let's talk about working with and around that! No one wants to hear the words " your baby is breech" or " your baby is transverse", this often means your provider will be concerned about vaginal birth with a baby in this position.

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Sleep, Sleep, Sleep, Everyone Needs Sleep in This House

Being new parents comes with a whole lot of responsibilities, adjustments and life changes, add in sleep deprivation and you might be loosing your mind right about now. I get it, I really do!

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How to Help a Family with a New Baby

We all get so excited when the new baby has arrived, we want to go meet this new baby and snuggle them and ask all the questions about the baby. What can you do that will be helpful for this new family AND allow you to soak in the new baby snuggles?

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What IS a Birth Doula??

" Oh, we thought about a Doula but wanted to have our baby in the hospital." An exact quote I have heard more than once, because there are still so many misconceptions about WHAT A DOULA IS!

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When is the Best Time to Get an Epidural in Labor?

So your plan is to get an epidural in labor, your reason may be that you want to remain calm, your previous birth was so fast and furious that you couldn't catch your breath or you just want one.

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Dreading the Transition Back to Work

Some women are whisked back to work after a few short weeks and other new moms have several months! Regardless how long your maternity leave is, most of us have to head back to work eventually and it's definitely not fun.

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ACOG Updates Cord Clamping Guidelines

Delayed Cord Clamping was not standard in all hospitals and parents had to request it be done after the delivery of their newborn. However, new guidelines released by the American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG) on delayed cord clamping

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What's Up With These Braxton Hicks Contractions?

You might experience contractions of your uterus and as your body gears up for birth that will occur more often. These are known as Braxton Hicks contractions. This sensation is quite literally your uterus "working out" to prepare it's muscles for birth.

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Bringing Home Your Second Baby

Getting your home perfect and prepared to bring home baby is stressful, even if this isn't your first time introducing a baby to your space. Having your second child with a growing little one at home isn't for the faint of heart.

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