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Everything you need to know about birth & postpartum doulas

Everything you need to know about birth & postpartum doulas

The word doula conjures up many different images for those who have heard of them before. Maybe a hippie with long gray hair, trails of patchouli wafting behind her as she heads down the bumpy dirt road to support a neighbor’s home birth. Well, that is true in some cases! But in this modern day and age, doulas come in all shapes and sizes, with a wide range of expertise, specialties and evidence-based training.

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Pregnancy & Postpartum Support in Victoria BC

Pregnancy & Postpartum Support in Victoria BC

Having the right support during pregnancy, birth, and postpartum can make all the difference in your experience of parenthood. Victoria (the one in BC, Canada that is!) is a community that recognizes the importance of holistic and personalized care for expecting and new parents.

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Top 5 Myths about Fat People & Fertility

Top 5 Myths about Fat People & Fertility

Navigating pregnancy as a fat individual or someone curious about pregnancy should be met with understanding, support, and evidence-based care. Unfortunately, pervasive myths and misconceptions about fat fertility persist, contributing to societal stigmas and potential disparities in healthcare.

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How do I get my doula care covered by insurance?

How do I get my doula care covered by insurance?

Most insurance plans, particularly extended health coverage, have provisions for complementary healthcare services or something called a healthcare spending account. While doula care may not be explicitly listed, exploring these avenues can lead to surprising discoveries.

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What’s the Formula? A Practical Guide to Navigating the World of Baby Formula

What’s the Formula? A Practical Guide to Navigating the World of Baby Formula

Welcome to the world of baby formula – a topic that might seem overwhelming at first glance. If you’re a parent-to-be or someone interested in or needing to formula feed, we’re here to break it down for you. Let’s dive into the facts about baby formula, decode things like the ‘Gold’ and ‘Gentle’ labels, and compare North American and European brands and pricing.

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Tips for Newborn Learning and Development

Tips for Newborn Learning and Development

So, how can you best support your child’s development during these early moments? It’s as simple as play. The most profound learning takes place when they engage in joyful, meaningful, and interactive experiences. Play becomes a child’s laboratory, where they experiment with new ideas and discover the wonders of the world.

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Brood’s Baby & Infant Summer Safety Guide

Brood’s Baby & Infant Summer Safety Guide

Hey there, parents! We’re here to bring some sunshine into your lives with our guide to keeping your newborn safe in the summer heat. Parenting is one wild adventure already, so what you don’t need is a baby that is overheated, or dehydrated.

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The Rhythm of Life in the 4th Trimester

The Rhythm of Life in the 4th Trimester

Bringing a newborn into the world is an awe-inspiring experience, filled with joy, wonder, and most often, a life changing transition into parenthood (cue a learning curve like no other, and a few other twists and turns). As parents, we eagerly await the arrival of our little ones, preparing for the adventure that lies ahead. But amidst the excitement, there is also a period of adjustment, both for the baby and for us.

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Your Guide to Navigating the Conception Journey

Your Guide to Navigating the Conception Journey

Bringing a child into the world is a deeply personal and transformative experience. The path to parenthood is as diverse as the individuals and couples who embark on it. There is no one-size-fits-all approach to starting a family, and each journey is characterized by its own challenges, triumphs, and surprises.

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