Posts in Breastfeeding
How Do I Know If My Baby Is Getting Enough Milk With Each Feed?

An important question many new moms find themselves asking… is my baby getting enough milk? And this IS an important question to be asking. Today we will talk about some ways to find answers to this question.

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Breastfeeding Support Group in Winchester, VA

Virginia is for Doulas fully supports all parenting choices, we support you non-judgementally in the parenting philosophy that fits your family’s needs best. Through that part of what we do is offer a breastfeeding support group that is open to expecting parents, those who are breastfeeding their babies, pumping for their babies or doing mixed feeding.

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What IS Lactation Support?

In home lactation support is important for a few reasons. The first reason in-home lactation support is important is because you do not want to leave your house with a new baby. The second is being in your own environment makes for a more comfortable navigation of what is going on and implementing a plan

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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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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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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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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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