Navigating the Transition: Tips for Breastfeeding Moms Going Back to Work

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The decision to return to work after having a baby is a significant milestone for many mothers. It’s a time filled with mixed emotions – the excitement of resuming your career, and the challenge of balancing work and motherhood, particularly when you’re committed to breastfeeding. Going back to work while continuing to breastfeed is entirely […]

Safety of Home Birth: Recent Studies and Insights

Many of Holistic Family Doulas clients opt for home birth.  Holistic Family Doulas has seen an encouraging rise in home birth since the pandemic as well as the recent passing of certification for Certified Professional Midwives in Illinois.  We often get asked the question, is it safe?  Here is an blog with information and studies […]

A Journey Through Pregnancy and Loss

Content Warning: Miscarriage and Pregnancy Loss mentioned in this content   For my first miscarriage, I didn’t even know I was pregnant until I was already miscarrying. I wasn’t even sure what the experience was until a year later, after my second miscarriage, a few questions of my ob confirmed my suspicions. When I got […]

Postpartum Healing

The proper postpartum recovery is essential to the mother and the family. In this day and age more than ever women are expected to do so much so quickly. Women are increasingly seeing the need to take time for their healing. Holistic Family Doulas can help ease the transition after having a baby by offering […]