Yay! You're considering a doula! Wondering when to hire one? Most clients book birth doula services around their 20th week of pregnancy; although, we do have clients who book earlier (around 15/16 weeks) and some who book later (around 29/30+ weeks). Birth doulas are not just for support during labor and there are benefits to securing … Continue reading FAQ: When to Hire a Birth Doula?
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 … Continue reading The Sleep Consultant: A Doula’s Perspective
You are investing in one of THE most important moments of your life. Why not choose a company who can provide comprehensive and unbiased support throughout pregnancy, birth, and postpartum?
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. … Continue reading 5 Signs You Might Need a Postpartum Doula
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 … Continue reading AAP Updates Recommendations for Juice
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 … Continue reading Reduce Travel Stress With These Tips
Updated: December 8 2017 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 now have standard procedures such as immediate skin to skin, delayed cord clamping, and delayed first bath. All facilities even have yoga/birth balls and peanut balls. … Continue reading Fayetteville, NC | Local Birthing Options
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. … Continue reading Procrastinator Friendly Easter Basket Ideas
....things that are met with a mix of caution and a desire to let them be their own person, but....do we REALLY have to just yet??
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 … Continue reading 5 Things You Need to do Before Baby Arrives