You have spent so much time preparing your body and mind for pregnancy and birth. Changing your diet and excersizing more. Reading all of the books and blogs and creating a birth plan. Curating a registry and preparing baby's nursery. Celebrating with friends and family at your gender reveal and baby shower. All so that your baby gets the very best from the start. But I have to remind you of one thing. I have to let you in on something that many pregnant women overlook.
My opinion on improving Black Maternal Health... FOCUS ON POSTPARTUM. The Black Mamas Matter Alliance created Black Maternal Health Week to bring together those working to raise awareness and change to the current situation of birthing for black women in the United States.
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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
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One of the easiest ways to support and enhance your breastfeeding experience is to keep the oxytocin flowing. Create a cozy, comfy space in your home designated for nursing. I like to call mine the nursing nook. Make sure you pick a location that you won't mind spending 7-9 hours of your day in for … Continue reading Breastfeeding Basics: Create a Cozy Nursing Nook
Attention DMV Mommies!!! As a Postpartum Doula working towards certification, I am looking to provide complimentary services to new mothers in Maryland: I am looking for 2 mothers under age 20 to provide 16 hours of postpartum care FREE of charge (that's 4 postpartum visits or a $192 value ) I am looking for 2 mothers who are … Continue reading Maryland Postpartum Doula
A Postpartum Doula provides non- medical, mother focused support following the birth of a baby. This support typically includes emotional and practical support that will help ease a woman's transition to mothering. The doula serves the mother with reverence by holding the postpartum space and nurturing mama-baby and family as they adjust to a new … Continue reading What is a Postpartum Doula?