Parenting: A cycle of change

Parenting: A cycle of change

Calm down.

Calm down?

Why is my husband telling ME to calm down??  He has no idea what it's like.

Having this...thing... practically attached to me.  Twenty four hours a day.

HE gets to keep sleeping right now and I am awake.  Again.

He gets to leave the house in the morning.  He gets to go talk to grown-ups.  He gets to worry about more than just a newborn's bathroom habits.  

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What in the world is a (postpartum) doula?

What in the world is a (postpartum) doula?

I have already told you what a labor doula can do for you.  Have you also heard the term “postpartum doula?”  The desire to offer postpartum support to new moms is actually what drove me to train as a doula in the first place. The transition to motherhood is an amazing time, but it can also be a lot to handle.

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