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Quickly Learn How to Care for Your Newborn Baby in Your Own Home

What do you suppose I think  would be the BEST New Year resolution for those expecting a baby soon?  Why — finding and hiring a postpartum doula (do-la) so you can learn how to care for your newborn baby in

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More mysterious but totally normal newborn behavior explained

If  you are new to the world of babies, there are some seemingly mysterious newborn behaviors that you may not know about but that are totally normal newborn behavior. Get familiar with this list and you won’t freak out when

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A doula explains some mysterious but normal newborn behaviors

If  you are new to the world of babies, there are some mysterious but normal newborn behaviors that you may not know about. Get familiar with this list and you won’t freak out when your baby Poops. And not just

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A doula’s tips to successfully breastfeed a newborn

  If you are currently attempting to successfully breastfeed a newborn (or about to give birth and are planning to breastfeed) I bet you already know about the advice to feed your baby often, as much as 8-12 times per

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Calm a crying newborn with these tips from a postpartum doula

The very first time you need to calm a crying newborn is a challenge for all new parents. When your newborn baby begins crying persistently (and you have already tried feeding him and he’s refused) what are you going to

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5 Things You Absolutely Need to Know About Your Newborn Baby

In my work as a postpartum doula I’ve had many parents who express surprise at some of the characteristics of their newborn baby. Here’s a list of a few of the most common traits of newborn babies. All are considered

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Best Newborn Sleep Article Ever

I’m posting this for all the parents of newborns who are up late at night searching the internet for advice on how to get their new baby to  sleep. If only babies KNEW they were supposed to sleep at night,

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