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 […]

Why hire an agency for your pregnancy, birth and postpartum needs?

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Pregnancy, birth and the postpartum period is one of the most transformative times in our lives. It can be hard to decide what path to take at any given moment. We thought we would help ease your load slightly by explaining why many families choose to hire a doula agency […]

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

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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 […]

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, […]

Postpartum Doulas Are For Happy People Too!

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Let’s talk about the word POSTPARTUM. Postpartum is an adjective. It defines the period of time following childbirth. The word postpartum does NOT define anyone’s mood or well being. So a postpartum doula, supports families during their postpartum period, again, the period of time following childbirth. Now let’s talk about postpartum […]