You're Not a Perfect Mom And Here's Why

You're Not a Perfect Mom And Here's Why

How many times a day have you looked at your new baby, looked around your home, and crucified yourself because you are not a perfect mom? How many times a day do you beat yourself up because this new parenthood thing is SO different from how you imagined it would be? We see you. And we’ve got something we need to say to you.

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C'mon Ride the Train! Destination: Diapers for Families in Need

C'mon Ride the Train! Destination: Diapers for Families in Need

Did you know that 1 in 3 families have to choose between buying diapers and food? Did you know that WIC and food stamps do not cover diapers? Check out this blog on the way a Wake County program is filling the need for diapers in our community. Doulas of Raleigh is partnering with this organization to help raise awareness and increase donations. 

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Black Breastfeeding Week Guest Post

Black Breastfeeding Week Guest Post

In honor of Black Breastfeeding Week, we invited Emerald to write about her experience as a Black Mother who breastfeeds as well as her experience as a lactation support professional. Thank you, Emerald, for writing this and sharing your experiences with us. 

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The Seven-Week Itch or Why is My Baby Crying So Much?

The Seven-Week Itch or Why is My Baby Crying So Much?

One question that every new parent asks at some point is: "Why is my baby crying?" And, unfortunately, sometimes there is no answer to that question. But we want to reassure you that all that crying is usually normal and we want to prepare you to expect it with today's blog.

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And the Oscar goes to........

And the Oscar goes to........

The red carpet is out. The celebrities are wearing their finest. Hollywood is abuzz with who will win an Oscar at tonight's Academy Awards. Check out this blog to see how we related Best Picture nominees to new motherhood.

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