Benefits of a Doula

The definition of doula comes from the ancient Greek meaning “a woman who serves.” Today a doula is defined as an experienced and trained professional who provides support to a mother before, during, and/or after birth. A Birth Doula A doula that is titled a Birth Doula is there throughout the process of giving birth and lends a helping hand in preparation for the baby’s arrival. Studies have shown that when doulas attend birth, labors are shorter with fewer complications, babies are ...

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Moms and Dads: Embrace living in the city with kids

Let’s face it, traffic and danger is inevitable anywhere you reside. We just have to look on the bright side. Living in the city with your kids has its perks! Although it may not be as quiet and private as you may like, the excitement of city life has a lot to offer. To all the skeptical moms and dads, here‘s how to fall in love with the city life. Embrace the diversity  The exposure to diversity is one of the greatest ...

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10 Labor Tips

If you are expecting your first child, you may be terrified to go into labor. That is totally normal, it can be very scary! Here are a few tips to keep in mind to help the process go a little easier for you and to help you feel more prepared! Take a Class- Early! Take a childbirth course and enroll as early as possible: Not only do classes fill up fast, but some classes run up to 12 weeks, which means ...

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Tips on how to travel during pregnancy!

Expecting Model Jade Davis shares a few tips for gals that are planning to board a plane with their belly.  1) GET THE GREEN LIGHT FROM YOUR DOCTOR. Regardless of where you are within your pregnancy, make sure that it’s okay for you to travel. If you are at high risk, it just isn’t worth it.  2) TRAVEL INSURANCE is a must! Be sure that both you and your baby will be covered if you go into early labor.  3) PACK A LIGHT so ...

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Employment and Pregnancy

Job Hunt: Searching for employment these days is tough enough but placing pregnancy in the equation may add stress and overwhelming feelings for you. It’s important to remember to take care of yourself during this time. A job hunt can be very vigorous but also keep yourself and the baby healthy throughout the process. If you are looking to change careers or find a new job, there should be no discrimination towards you because you are pregnant. If you meet the requirements, job ...

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Acne During Pregnancy

During pregnancy a woman’s body goes through so many changes. Often times hormones become a little unstable. These changes during pregnancy may cause acne or blemishes. It is said that there is no true way to prevent acne if it occurs while pregnant, but there are ways to treat your skin and make yourself feel better in the process. Go Natural: During pregnancy women already have that natural glow. Their bodies are completely radiant. Make-up is used to enhance beauty that is already in existence but if you ...

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Ways to Spend Valentine’s Day with Your Spouse and Children

Love fills the air once again on Valentine’s Day. It is typically an affectionate day involving bursts of red and pink colors, flowers, chocolates, dinner and your beloved spouse. But if you have children, then you might have to spend a little extra time planning activities that everyone will enjoy. There are plenty of meaningful activities you could do together as a family without having to be fancy or expensive—after all it is all about spending time with each other. Start ...

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Do you have what it takes to be a pregnancy model and showcase maternity clothes? Besides the obvious requirement (a bun in the oven), find out what modeling agencies are looking for, at what point in your pregnancy you should start looking and how to start booking maternity jobs and  [ Read More ]

The definition of doula comes from the ancient Greek meaning “a woman who serves.” Today a doula is defined as an experienced and trained professional who provides support to a mother before, during, and/or after birth. A Birth Doula A doula that is titled a Birth Doula is there throughout  [ Read More ]

Let’s face it, traffic and danger is inevitable anywhere you reside. We just have to look on the bright side. Living in the city with your kids has its perks! Although it may not be as quiet and private as you may like, the excitement of city life has a  [ Read More ]

If you are expecting your first child, you may be terrified to go into labor. That is totally normal, it can be very scary! Here are a few tips to keep in mind to help the process go a little easier for you and to help you feel more prepared!  [ Read More ]

Expecting Model Jade Davis shares a few tips for gals that are planning to board a plane with their belly.  1) GET THE GREEN LIGHT FROM YOUR DOCTOR. Regardless of where you are within your pregnancy, make sure that it’s okay for you to travel. If you are at high risk,  [ Read More ]

Job Hunt: Searching for employment these days is tough enough but placing pregnancy in the equation may add stress and overwhelming feelings for you. It’s important to remember to take care of yourself during this time. A job hunt can be very vigorous but also keep yourself and the baby healthy throughout the  [ Read More ]


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