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30th Jul

2015

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So about a month ago I was interviewed by the lovely Summer Sinclair of Summer and Sage Sacred Baby Massage. It was right after I had her on the Maternity Leave Podcast to talk about infant massage. Things at Dayvacare have been busy ...

30th Jun

2015

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The power of human touch is an incredible thing. A simple hug can lower our stress hormones and stimulate hormones that produce a feeling of love and calm. As adults we know just how true this can be. When it comes to babies the power ...

1st Jun

2015

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I love getting the opportunity to spread the word about our amazing doula community here in Southern California. In today’s episode of Maternity Leave I’m talking to local Culver City based doula Keya Merah Nkonoki. In ...

19th May

2015

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  I love hearing women tell their birth story. Whether it’s been days or years, telling the story of a birth can bring you right back to that moment. Birth is such a personal journey and when someone wants to share their ...

21st Apr

2015

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Food, glorious food! Am I right? Next to getting enough rest, the most important way to heal and restore vitality during the postpartum period is eating really good food. Nourishing meals made of seasonal whole foods prepared ...

19th Jan

2015

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This is a really good article and such an important issue, one that is near and dear to my heart. As a mother who left the corporate world, as a postpartum doula who’s goal is to help support and nurture new mothers and fathers ...

15th Oct

2014

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By guest author Meredith Kinsel-Ziter, Certified Nutritional Therapy Practitioner and Board Certified Holistic Nutritionist   The journey to motherhood is so personal, so familiar… a coupling of lives, another human body made ...

10th Jun

2014

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I’m not going to lie folks, It’s been a rough few days at the Dayvacare household. We’re all getting over colds, the baby has 4 teeth coming in at the same time, hubs had minor surgery and we’re all a little ...

22nd Mar

2014

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As a postpartum doula I often hear how frustrated women can become from the litany of advice they get after their baby is born. Everyone from Grandma to the person ringing up your groceries has a “should” or “should not” for ...