Doula Agencies and Intimacy – Our Heart Centered Approach

doula agencies and intimacy

Some families shy away from the idea of a doula agency with the idea that it’s “too big” and that there will be a loss of intimacy with the agency approach. While we can’t guarantee intimacy with the approach from all agencies, we can tell you how Keystone State Doula […]

Five Things I Know About Meal Planning and Preparation

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Preparing meals in bulk before baby comes is a wonderful way to ensure that your 4th trimester will be one of relaxation, recovery and bonding. The last thing you want to think about while taking care of a newborn and possibly older siblings, is making dinner, or breakfast…..or lunch. Meal […]

Newborn Care Specialists

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Keystone State Doula Services LLC is always working to elevate the role of doula support in our community. We have done this in countless ways over the years and will always strive to create quality solutions for the families we serve. We are excited share with you our newest investment. […]

Funk That – 6 Common Misconceptions About Doula Support

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More and more we find ourselves in conversations with others explaining not what it is that a doula does, but more about what a doula doesn’t do. So we’ve complied a small list (and a video) for your convenience in hopes that this information will help you better understand the role […]

I Wish I Would Have Hired a Doula

i wish i would have hired a doula

I can’t tell you how many times we hear folks say AFTER they have given birth “I wish I would have hired a doula”. It breaks our hearts every single time. We felt this was such an important perspective to share. So when someone recently said these words to us, again, and […]

When Things Fall Apart

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Becoming a new parent or welcoming a new little bundle of joy home is such an amazing and joyous privilege. It’s also something that many people may not want to admit. It’s a crisis. A beautiful, chaotic, wondrous, hits-you-like-a-ton-of-bricks crisis. All of a sudden time seems to stop and fly […]

Baby’s First Social Post

baby's first social media post

Hello World! This is my very first post in this thing called social media. I am so very new to this world. I am very excited to meet everyone, and from what I hear, everyone is also very excited to meet me. I’ve been in the womb for 9 months […]

#Meditate on this

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In January 2016, there was an announcement that The US Preventative Task Force is recommending routine screening during pregnancy for depression. This is great news since 1 in 7 women will experience a perinatal mood or anxiety disorder. It’s important to ask questions about this and raise awareness so that women know there is help […]

Parents of infants are choosing sleep!

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Everyone likes to poke fun at you while you are pregnant, telling you that once your child is born, you can forget about sleep. What is so funny about that? And how can we prove them wrong? With overnight postpartum care – that’s how! Did you know that once upon a time – a long, […]

Mastering Multiples – Twins, Triplets and Beyond

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Our bodies are amazing! Not only are we capable of creating a tiny human inside our very own body, we are capable of creating several tiny humans inside our very own body all at once! What an incredible blessing! Not only is this an incredible blessing, but it poses new challenges. How […]

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