How To Be A Trans Ally: Part II of II

By: Lilianna LaVeau-Corey Continuing on from last week’s blog on How To Be A Trans Ally: Part I, read along to learn more about becoming a better ally… Avoid backhanded compliments and “helpful” tips. While you may intend to be supportive, comments like the following can be hurtful or even insulting: “I would have never known…

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How To Be A Trans Ally: Part I of II

By: Lilianna LaVeau-Corey Becoming an ally of transgender people helps to change the culture, making society a better, safer place for transgender people and for all people (trans or not) who do not conform to conventional gender expectations. Read along to learn more and become a better ally. You can’t tell if someone is transgender…

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5 Sleep Secrets When You’re Traveling With Baby

Isn’t this a glorious time of year? The weather is warming up, the days are getting longer, and families are finding themselves on the road more. Pretty soon we’ll be enjoying fireworks, tailgate parties, and long sandy afternoons at the beach. But being away from home can stir up logistical questions surrounding sleep for those…

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Your New Relationship With Your Pelvic Floor

Be honest – before getting pregnant, had you given much thought to your pelvic floor? Had you even heard of your pelvic floor? No judgment here! We send a ton of our clients for pelvic floor physical therapy, and most of them had no idea what that is. Needing to see a pelvic floor physical…

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Confidently Caring For Your Newborn

Bringing a new baby home raises a lot of emotions. You’ll probably question everything and feel anxious, thrilled, proud, or wonder how it’s all going to come together. You’ll likely feel all of this at once! Whether it’s your first child, or you’re adding a new member to the crew, being prepared will go a…

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Your First Two Weeks With Your Newborn

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Your first two weeks with a newborn are so precious. Here are our tips as expert doulas on how to make the most of this precious time. Congratulations! You just brought home your new baby.  There’s nothing sweeter (or more exhausting) than those newborn days, and with that means new priorities now that there’s a…

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The Benefits of Placenta Encapsulation

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Placenta encapsulation can be an intimidating and unknown topic for many people. It’s important to understand the positive advantages of encapsulating the placenta before making the decision for yourself. Let’s take a look at both the process and benefits of placenta encapsulation so you can be well-educated before beginning this journey. How Does Placenta Encapsulation…

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Cesarean Awareness Month

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We wanted to take this opportunity to shine a light on Cesarean birth and the life-saving methods surrounding this delivery procedure during Cesarean Awareness Month. We also want to recognize the resilient mothers who have undergone this very difficult procedure. Though the Cesarean Procedure is not the initial approach when giving birth, it has been…

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How Early Should You Start Sleep Training?

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Are you thinking about sleep training your little one? It can be a tough decision, but don’t worry – we’re here to help guide you through the process. Understanding the timeline and benefits of it is key to making the best decision for your family. It’s important to also keep in mind that every child…

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