A Doula – A New Best Friend For the birth of my second daughter, I hired a doula.  It was one of the best decisions I made.    She answered my questions during pregnancy, she talked to me (and my husband) when I was getting ready to deliver.   She helped me right after birth and…

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Let’s face it – your newborn baby is going to cry. And some new babies cry a lot! It can be heartbreaking when you want to soothe your baby but you just don’t know how. It’s quite normal for babies to get fussy at the same time each day. Quite often, this fussy period happens…

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Why You Should Pay Attention to your Baby’s Stress Levels  It may seem strange to think a newborn baby could have much to stress about. After all, he doesn’t have to worry about work or money or his personal life. But it’s true — stress can affect a baby’s sleeping and other habits. Knowing how…

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This blog post is for all the mamas and mamas to be out there.  I’ve been thinking about this and wanting to write about this for a while.  But then I’d worry how people would perceive it, and wonder if I was getting too personal and maybe even too “off topic” (this is a photography…

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