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26 Weeks Pregnant: Belly Bumpdate

26 weeks pregnant

Only two more weeks left of the second trimester….woohoo you are now 26 weeks pregnant!   You are probably starting to FEEL a lot more pregnant now, whether that means having some more discomfort or simply slowing down a bit. You may be experiencing some Braxton hicks contractions if you haven’t already…don’t be alarmed, that…

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25 Weeks Pregnant: Belly Bumpdate

25 weeks pregnant

At 25 Weeks of pregnancy, you are nearing the end of the second trimester, which could mean that you are starting to feel more of the effects of your growing uterus and baby! Take advantage of some of the extra energy you still may be having and work on some projects around the house for…

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Breastfeeding in Public: Why It’s Important to Be Discreet

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Discretion DOES matter when it comes to Breastfeeding in Public “I support public breastfeeding,” says one comment, “as long as the mother is being discreet about it.” These words are like nails on a chalkboard to many mothers. These mothers are trying to change public perception of breastfeeding and normalize what is a natural and…

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Why I did not have a Doula at my own birth…

As a birth doula, I am constantly spending time connecting with new moms, soon to be moms, and researching information to make me more valuable to my clients. There is a common saying in the birth world originally said by Dr. John H Kennel that goes, “If a doula were a drug, it would be…

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