postpartum

Babywearing With Twins

Babywearing With Twins

Babywearing, especially with twins, can be very helpful. You will have free hands to go about your daily tasks while still keeping that close contact your newborns need. The Kansas City Babywearing Society has a Twin/Tandem Wearing Meeting coming up on October 12, 2019.

Caring for Twins In Kansas City

Caring for Twins In Kansas City

Many parents find it hard for outsiders to comprehend the stress and anxiety that they experience when it comes to multiples. Mothers of twins find it hard to find time for rest, relaxation, or exercise. Here you’ll find some common care tips for you and your precious (sometimes overwhelming) twins.

Hey Kansas City, I'm Not Taking Your Placenta Home

Hey Kansas City, I'm Not Taking Your Placenta Home

It's a "normal" practice in the placenta encapsulation world for your doula (who may or may not be trained and certified in placenta encapsulation) to support you through birth, pack up your placenta and take it home with them. This blog is going to talk about why I in no way and in no circumstance will take your organ home with me. 

Tips and Tricks from Lactation Experts

Tips and Tricks from Lactation Experts

I was recently a part of a quick survey, put together by Haakaa (my favorite silicone breastmilk catcher brand!) where they specifically asked us, what were our go to breastfeeding tips for new mothers. As a doula, I support my clients where they are with educational support that they desire. With that perspective I went into this question with the idea of "find a lactation expert!" I was so pleased with their answers! I hope that these tips and tricks are valuable on your breastfeeding journey. 

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