night-sweats

Dealing with Postpartum Night Sweats

Welcoming a new baby is a joyous occasion but comes with its challenges. Among the many changes a new mother goes through, postpartum night sweats can be particularly uncomfortable. Today’s blog will discuss postpartum night sweats, their common causes, how long they typically last, and effective remedies. We’ll also offer tips on creating a comfortable…

importance of tummy time

The Importance of Tummy Time for Your Baby

Tummy time is an important time of a baby’s early development, playing a significant role in physical, cognitive, and developmental growth. Today we will talk about the importance of tummy time and offer practical tips to make it an enjoyable experience for both the baby and parents. Benefits of Tummy Time Physical Benefits Cognitive Benefits…

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Embracing and Celebrating Your Postpartum Body

The journey of motherhood is a profound and transformative experience marked by beauty and challenges. Among the most significant changes a new mother faces are those related to her body. The postpartum body, a testament to the miracle of childbirth, deserves celebration and care. This blog post aims to highlight the physical, emotional, and hormonal…

Celebrating First year Milestones

Celebrating Your Baby’s First-Year Milestones

A baby’s first year is a whirlwind of growth, discovery, and heartwarming moments. Each milestone, from the first smile to the first steps, is a precious memory to be cherished. Celebrating these milestones allows you to capture and relive these moments and creates a tangible timeline of your baby’s development. In this blog post, we’ll…

The benefits and techniques of baby massage

The Benefits and Techniques of Baby Massage

More than just a soothing ritual, baby massage offers many benefits for both the baby and the caregiver. In this week’s blog post, we’ll delve into the wonders of baby massage, exploring its physical, emotional, and bonding advantages. We’ll also discover various techniques suitable for newborns and infants up to 12 months old, along with…

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Overcoming Mom Guilt

Motherhood is often depicted as a blissful journey filled with love and joy. However, behind the smiles captured in family photos and the tender moments shared between parent and child, there lies a difficult side that many mothers struggle with: mom guilt. This feeling can creep into even the most confident of mothers. It can…

understanding your baby's cues

Understanding Your Newborn’s Cues

When you first arrive home with your little one, learning their particular form of communicating what they need may take time. From long yawns to being overly fussy, every baby finds ways to let you know how they feel. Understanding your newborn’s cues is the key to responsive parenting. Learning these cues encourages a strong bond and…

Embracing nature

Embracing Nature: A Path to Postpartum Healing

Welcoming a new life into the world is undoubtedly one of life’s most extraordinary experiences. However, the journey of postpartum recovery can be filled with its own set of challenges. The postpartum period demands care and attention, from physical discomfort to emotional adjustments. Amidst this whirlwind of change, one often overlooked but immensely beneficial aspect…

Sleep solutions with Caroline Morris

Insights from Pediatric Sleep Expert Caroline Morris

At Bay City Doulas, community is our cornerstone. We’re dedicated to building strong connections within our local network to enhance the support and resources we offer to both our doulas and families. This week, we’re thrilled to share aour interview featuring Pediatric Sleep Expert Caroline Morris. What inspired you to specialize in pediatric sleep consulting?…

Supporting Your Partner Through a Cesarean Birth

Supporting Your Partner Through a Cesarean Birth

Welcome to our in-depth guide on supporting your partner through a cesarean birth. This experience can be filled with emotions and uncertainties, but as a partner, your role is vital in providing comfort, advocacy, and assistance. Let’s explore practical tips and insights to navigate this journey together, addressing common concerns and providing support every step…