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How to Win the Perfect Visitor Award

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How to Win the Perfect Visitor Award

Are you a soon-to-be mom? Are you having your first, second, third, or (bless you) more child? Do you know any soon-to-be parents? Even if you are none of these, do you have recurring nightmares about your early postpartum visitors? Well then, this post is for you. Read on if you will be visiting a newborn anytime soon. Share if you are expecting a crush of visitors after you return home from the hospital. Or use this as therapy if you are still traumatized from your own onslaught of postpartum visitors.

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Making Deposits to Your Confidence Account

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Making Deposits to Your Confidence Account

As a postpartum doula, I spend plenty of time with awesome new moms and dads who haven't quite discovered their own inner-awesomeness (that's totally a word, trust me). These are parents with great instincts and unlimited amounts of love for their new baby, yet they are often lacking confidence. One of the things I love about my job is helping these families discover their own parenting strengths and build their confidence. Because before I was a postpartum doula, I was also a new mom, standing where they are, questioning my own instincts and abilities.

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Refill That Jar!

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Refill That Jar!

Self-care is self-preservation. If I was your postpartum doula, then you should definitely know this by now. Rising above the pitch of newborn cries and peeking through the cobwebs of endless sleep-deprivation, I hope I said this loud enough and often enough for it to stick.

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