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
Not all families want a routine or a schedule with their new baby when they arrive, if you do want a routine, read on! Getting your baby on a schedule and setting a routine that works for your family, can be wonderful. A schedule for your newborn can make life more predictable and give you a chance to get more done with your time and rest easy with some predictability.Read More
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!Read More
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!Read More
Did you know that we now offer Lactation Services for families all over Loudoun, Winchester and the Shenandoah Valley?Read More
Expecting one baby is a big transition for your family, whether it is your first or second child. Expecting multiples can be a whole different ball game!Read More
You've been told swaddling is the thing to do! "swaddle the baby and they'll love it" but your baby seems to hate it. "when they are fussy, swaddle them and they will calm down." but your baby seems to get angrier when you try to swaddle them to calm them.
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
We spend a lot of time preparing for the birth of our babies, we pick an amazing care provider, a birthing location, a doula, a whole nursery set up, a birth plan and baby clothes, preparing for postpartum recovery, could use more attention. Becoming parents, is not always easy, it is a big transition that needs grace, support, and patienceRead More