It's officially fall!! Calendars read October, everything is dusted in pumpkin spice and kids are antsy to go in a hay ride. Here are 9 Bowie area activities that are perfect for getting the family out of the house and exploring our beautiful state: 1. Montpelier Farms - Upper Marlboro, Md - Enjoy pumpkin picking, hay … Continue reading 9 Fun October Activities Near Bowie, Maryland
The Prima Doula discusses some common postpartum fears new parents have and how to combat them.
To all of the beautiful women who call themselves mother, I want to wish you a happy day. Today is about celebrating the mother's in our lives. That of course means different things for different people. So whether you were showered with love and appreciation or if today's celebrations fell short of even the tiniest … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day
Hello There and Happy 2017! 2016 for The Prima Doula was a year of birth. I welcomed my baby boy Hendrix in May and he has created so much joy in my life. I took some time off from supporting the beautiful and amazing mothers in the Bowie, Maryland area. Now I am gearing up … Continue reading Happy New Year!
As I was talking with my most recent client, she brought up the the topic of the baby registry. She commented on the huge differences between what people and stores tell new moms they will need and what items are actually needed or get the most use after baby is born. "Had I known, we … Continue reading Postpartum Essentials | Part 2
As I was talking with my most recent client, she brought up the the topic of the baby registry. She commented on the huge differences between what people and stores tell new moms they will need and what items are actually needed or get the most use after baby is born. "Had I known, we … Continue reading Postpartum Essentials | PART 1
If your like most new mothers, your preparation for motherhood starts as soon as you get that first confirmation of pregnancy. Between, doctors visits, child birthing classes and baby registries there is more than enough prep work to be done. But most parents, especially after the first week or so, will make it clear. No … Continue reading Eating Well Postpartum: The Basics
Happy July Everyone! It's the middle of July and I have been enjoying both the hot and stormy weather. Between the crab feasts and my birthday festivities, July is definitely my going out month. I love the happy vibes of summer! This month I will be exploring the different birth options available to new moms … Continue reading What’s New: July
It's Mother's Day and I can't help but reflect on my mother, who she was as a woman and our relationship as well as my relationship with my son. I decided to celebrate my relatively young time as a mother by marching with the mothers and fathers of victims of police brutality at the Mothers … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day
Today I'm bringing a quick and simple recipe to you that you can seriously make in a pinch with just a few ingredients. It's my yummy Banana Mango Smoothie that I make dairy free and with an added boost to support breast milk production. Ingredients 2 ripe bananas 1/2 cup frozen mango 1/2 cup rice … Continue reading Postpartum Nutrition| Quick + Easy Smoothie Snack Recipe