Why Hire an In-Home Lactation Consultant

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We often hear that breastfeeding is a normal and natural way to feed our babies. Yet an act that feels as if it should be so natural and intuitive, often comes with many challenges. This is when an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), the expert on breastfeeding, is worth their weight in all that liquid gold. When looking for … Read More

10 Things Learned Through Infertility

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Written by: Avery Astrid Rao of The Woke Doula and Bluegrass Doulas Affiliated Doula 1 in 8 couples in the United States are struggling to build a family. These couples are from all backgrounds, races, and sexual orientations. Infertility simply does not discriminate. It silently creeps into people’s lives and takes shelter. Infertility is often a silent struggle filled with many … Read More

Doulas Benefit Everyone

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In celebration of World Doula Week, we’re putting the spotlight on all the amazing ways a doula supports a family during labor and postpartum. Many people don’t know how far this support can reach. Doulas have the incredible ability to multitask, and focus their attention and support for each family member. When each person feels secure and supported they can … Read More

Resolutions for Parents

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As we welcome the New Year, we often find ourselves creating resolutions and planning ways to make this the year.  Common resolutions include becoming healthier, working out more, eating clean.  People want to spend less, save more! Be more organized. Travel more, spend more time with family, do more to be happy! Although these resolutions are made with the best of … Read More