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  1. The Sleep Consultant: A Doula’s Perspective

    Breastfeeding is a tool. Bottles are a tool. Breast pumps are a tool. Cribs are a tool. While personally I am a huge supporter of  breastfeeding, professionally I am a huge supporter of “do what is right for you and your family and don’t feel bad about it”. Professional doulas are able to set aside

  2. 5 Signs You Might Need a Postpartum Doula

    You’re home and settling into life with a newborn, congratulations! But now what? Postpartum doulas are a wonderful addition to any family dynamic. Our postpartum doulas care for the whole family–mom, partner/spouse, older children, family pets, extended family. And here at The Fayetteville Doulas we know our clients are unique individuals who require personalized care.

  3. AAP Updates Recommendations for Juice

    We all try to do what is best for our babies but sometimes figuring out what is best can be overwhelming or downright difficult. The American Academy of Pediatrics is an organization of more than 66,000 pediatrictians whose recommendations form the basis of preventive healthcare for children. When the AAP updates their recommendations, we want

  4. Reduce Travel Stress With These Tips

    Many of our clients travel by plane soon after having a baby to visit family. Traveling on an airplane can be a stressful situation, and when you add a baby to the mix the stress level tends to skyrocket especially if you’re doing it solo. Here are some bits of advice that will hopefully keep you

  5. Fayetteville, NC | Local Birthing Options

    Updated: May 2020 Did you know our area has several options when it comes to where you can give birth? We’re pretty lucky! And many of the options have now implemented (when safe to do so) immediate skin to skin, delayed cord clamping, and delayed first bath as standard procedure. All facilities even have yoga/birth

  6. Procrastinator Friendly Easter Basket Ideas

    If you’re anything like me, you procrastinate. Not because you don’t want to do things, but because you prioritize and nothing is truly urgent until you’re out of time, haha. Truth be told, I don’t procrastinate on everything. Holidays and gift giving are things I’m terrible at getting taken care of in a timely matter.

  7. 5 Things You Need to do Before Baby Arrives

    Having a baby is such an exciting time but it can also be quite overwhelming. Nine months seems like an eternity when you’re only 8-weeks pregnant, but time flies! Before you know it, you’ll be 32 weeks and in panic mode double checking your to-do list to make sure everything is taken care of. Take a deep