Pregnancy


How To Pay For Your Doula

How to pay for your doula   While doulas are worth it, you may wonder how you can afford to pay for your doula. Doula support may feel out of reach, but it doesn’t have to be! The work that birth and postpartum doulas do is extremely important! Research shows that hiring a doula can decrease your likelihood of needing...

Doulas and Pregnancy – Everything You Need To Know

Doulas and pregnancy – everything you need to know   A doula is a professional who provides support to people before, during, and after childbirth. Doulas are not medically trained, but they are experts in providing emotional physical, and informational support to people during childbirth and can be a great asset to have during your pregnancy to postpartum journey! Whether...

The Impact of Doulas on Healthy Birth Outcomes

the Impact of Doulas on Healthy Birth Outcomes    There has been a lot of research on the benefits of doula services for birthing parents, mothers, and infants over the past several years, and the findings are extremely positive. In addition to reducing low birth weight, doulas can also increase rates of breastfeeding/bodyfeeding, reduce postpartum depression, decrease medical interventions, strengthen...

5 Signs That Childbirth May Be Hard For You

5 Signs That Childbirth May Be Hard For You    Childbirth is known to be hard. It’s called labor for a reason. But does it have to be? If you feel unsupported or lonely during your labor and birth, if you are caught off guard or feel like you don’t know what to expect if you have a history of...

When Is The Best Time To Hire a Doula

When Is The Best Time To Hire a Doula   We know how busy it can feel when you’re preparing for the arrival of your little one… but exactly when should you look into hiring a doula? We created this blog post to help answer that question for you so you can have all the support you need during your...

What to eat when you are trying to conceive

What to eat when you are trying to conceive By Lillian Yang, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist   If you are trying to conceive, working on your own health can greatly improve your chances of conception! Adequate nutrition can make a significant impact on fertility and, of course, make you healthy overall. Plus, incorporating healthier food choices will optimally nourish your baby during...

10 gifts for new parents for the holidays

10 gifts for new parents for the holidays Between carrying the weight of a growing baby, preparing to wake up all night, repeated feedings and physical recovery from birth, few people have more to handle than the person getting ready to birth or the new mom or parent after giving birth. And as we get closer to the holidays, it...

What to Eat with Gestational Diabetes during Pregnancy

Getting diagnosed with Gestational Diabetes while pregnant can be scary and overwhelming at first. As a nutritionist, I want to help you feel more confident in making healthy choices about how to eat and what to eat to feel your best and support your growing baby. A little bit of education and understanding what Gestational Diabetes means for you and your pregnancy goes a long way. It’s not all bad, and you can still ea...

Third Trimester To Dos

The third trimester is an exciting time as you think about welcoming your new baby and all that you have to do to become prepared. Maybe the days are whizzing by or maybe they are inching slowly, either way it can feel as though there is never enough time to finish doing it all! If you haven’t a clue of where to begin, or if you’re wondering if you’ve covered it all, use this third trimester “to do” guide to help organize and prepare. ...

The COVID Vaccine, Fertility, Pregnancy, Postpartum – The Latest You Need to Know

These questions and answers were taken from a webinar on April 28, 2021. This webinar was hosted by Jada Shapiro, founder of Boober, and featured three prominent doctors in the fertility, pregnancy and postpartum fields. These doctors were Dr. Said Daneshmand, a specialty board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and subspecialty board certified in Reproductive Endocrinology, Dr. Payal Adhikari, a board-certified pediatrician and mother of two little ones, and Dr. Jaqueline Worth, an obstetrician for nearly twenty years, and has delivered thousands of babies. The below Q&As are drafted from the transcript of this event. This webinar was done in partnership with Monica and Andy. ...

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