What Should I Put On My Baby Registry?

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“What should I put on my baby registry” is such a common question among expectant parents! And believe it or not, choosing items for a baby registry is often a difficult decision. Do you list every little thing in hopes that people get a lot? Do you only put the top items because most people like to buy what they …

Where Memories Begin

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This is the start to your family (or a new version of it). It’s hormones, and ice cream, and pickles. Crying for joy and for complete and utter terror of what comes next. It’s picking out names and onesies. It’s telling friends and family. It’s seeing the unfettered love and support of those around you as you embark on this …

Changes to Labor and Delivery Unit at Riverside Regional Medical Center

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On Wednesday May 11, 2016, administration unveiled their brand new labor and delivery unit at Riverside Regional Medical Center in Newport News, VA. It was a long-awaited event for the Peninsula birth community. Hampton Roads Doulas was proud to be personally invited as a company to attend this momentous occasion. We were honored to hear the Riverside administration speak about their …

Diaper Need & Child Health | No Child Wet Behind

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In a recent study, it was found that “an adequate supply of diapers may prove a tangible way of reducing parenting stress, a critical factor influencing child health and development.” 1 in 3 American families struggle with being able to afford the appropriate amount of diapers for their baby. So between you, and the neighbors on either side of you, it is …

5 Steps for a Positive Birth Experience

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While there isn’t one perfect potion for having a positive birth experience, ensuring you’ve covered each of these key aspects will increase the likelihood that the story you tell about your child’s birth will conjure up feelings of positivity and joy. Just as you wouldn’t expect to be dropped off on a trail in the middle of the wilderness without a map …