Baby Nurse or Postpartum Doula?

I get this question a lot and decided to share some information.  There are many differences between a night nurse, a baby nurse, night nanny, newborn care specialist, and a postpartum doula.  First you should know that night nurses don’t generally hold a nursing...

The Pros and Cons of Placenta Encapsulation

First things first, The After Baby Postpartum Doula Services LLC doesn’t offer placenta encapsulation.  The American Pregnancy Association shares that, “Placental encapsulation is the practice of ingesting the placenta after it has been steamed,...

Your Growing Baby and the Importance of Vitamin D

I’m often asked for resources about vitamin D for breastfeeding babies.  Since I’m a postpartum doula, I don’t give medical advice, but I do pass along resources and encourage my clients to discuss them with their pediatrician.   A few years ago a study came out...

How to Increase Bonding with Your Baby

I’ve been teaching about caring for newborn babies at Babies R Us for more than four years! Both at their Sterling Heights, and Auburn Hills locations.  In that time, I’ve seen expecting parents become more and more savvy about caring for their little ones, and I’m...