Sleep shaping is one of our favorite tools to help new families while we help them as Postpartum Doulas or as they adjust to life with a newborn. We have spoken a lot about normal newborn sleep patterns, what to expect in your first few weeks with a newborn. Life with a newborn can be challenging and full of unknowns, but when parents have a better idea of what to expect and how to be better prepared.Read More
Postpartum Doula Support is an investment in changed lives. Happy World Doula Week 2019! We are kicking off the 2019 World Doula Week talking about how postpartum doula support is changing parent’s lives. That might sound like an exaggeration, but it truly is not.Read More
Postpartum planning is so important. We spend a lot of time in pregnancy preparing specifically for the BIRTH and the BABY. We hire birth Doulas, we write birth plans, we find the best OB or Midwife, we find a pediatrician, we get all these baby clothes, we focus on bringing the baby home and birthing them.Read More
Virginia is for Doulas began in 2015 with excellence in mind. We are comprised of team members that have been serving families anywhere from 3-9 years as postpartum specialists with several hundreds of hours of postpartum doula support under their belt.Read More
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.Read More
Resting after your baby arrives might seem impossible, but experts such as Postpartum & Infant Care Doulas or Newborn Care Specialists can help you achieve all of your goals. Yes, all of them!
Keeping the house organized, pumping, breastfeeding, getting sleep, and being emotionally healthy after your baby arrives are of the utmost importance to you, and us.Read More
You make sure you cover everything. There is something that most women are forgetting to do, plan for their postpartum recovery. It is just as important as planning for your birth and we want to talk about planning for our postpartum recovery.Read More