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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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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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Six Things You Can Do Before Your Baby is Born to Insure Breastfeeding Success

I want to be clear about breastfeeding…while it is certainly a natural bodily process, it is NOT like breathing. Women are not born knowing how to automatically do it. New mothers need kind, patient, knowledgeable and loving mentors or teachers

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When should I start talking to my baby?

Your new baby wants to hear your voice and know you are near.

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Five quick meal ideas for hungry new mothers

The new moms I work with are often hard-pressed for time to eat. They marvel at how amazing it is that this new little person can take up so much time… including their own time to plan and eat a

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The best advice ever for new parents on how to get some sleep

The best way for parents of newborns to get some sleep, according to a postpartum doula

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Why Aren’t Parenting Lessons Required?

Why aren’t we all required, as part of our education, to take parenting lessons — like we study history? or math?

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What is The Fourth Trimester of Pregnancy?

The fourth trimester refers to the first three months AFTER your baby’s birth. The fourth trimester is the time you spend learning how to parent a newborn, who oh-so-quickly turns into an infant. It’s the time you and your partner

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