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Toy & Gift Safety Blog Sioux Falls, SD

December is Safe Toys & Gifts Month

In honor of safe gift giving this Christmas I will discuss the top toy-buying tips, choosing the right type of toy for the right age, and give 20 options for toys and gifts you can DIY with items around your house or for a minimum investment. Top Toy-Buying Tips: Read the label. Information for age…

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Thrive After Birth

NPE – Thrive After Birth

CLASS TOPICS FOR WEEK 8: Thrive After Birth Thrive After Birth 8-week New Parent Education Series and Specialty Classes Classes in the series: Understanding your Newborn Newborn Care Infant Feeding Soothing, Swaddling, & Alternative Health Care Safe Sleep for Everyone Thrive After Birth Specialty classes: Twining I am Becoming a Big Sister/Brother High-Risk Pregnancy/After Cesarean…

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Safe Sleep for Everyone

NPE – Safe Sleep for Everyone

CLASS TOPICS FOR WEEK 7: Safe Sleep for Everyone Thrive After Birth 8-week New Parent Education Series and Specialty Classes Classes in the series: Understanding your Newborn Newborn Care Infant Feeding Soothing, Swaddling, & Alternative Health Care Safe Sleep for Everyone Thrive After Birth Specialty classes: Twining I am Becoming a Big Sister/Brother High-Risk Pregnancy/After…

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Soothing, swaddling & alternative health care

NPE – Soothing, Swaddling, & Alternative Health Care

Class topics for week 6:  Soothing, Swaddling, & Alternative Health Care Thrive After Birth 8-week New Parent Education Series and Specialty Classes Classes in the series: Understanding your Newborn Newborn Care Infant Feeding Soothing, Swaddling, & Alternative Health Care Safe Sleep for Everyone Thrive After Birth Specialty classes: Twining I am Becoming a Big Sister/Brother…

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why doula

Why do I Doula?

Why A Doula? I was recently asked several questions for an article. I really enjoyed answering them and figured I would share them with you! When did you become a doula? I took my postpartum doula training in Feb of 2017, I soon will be fully certified. I completed my New Parent Educator training in…

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Infant feeding

NPE – Infant Feeding

Class topics for week 5:  Infant Feeding Thrive After Birth 8-week New Parent Education Series and Specialty Classes Classes in the series: Understanding your Newborn Newborn Care Infant Feeding Soothing, Swaddling, & Alternative Health Care Safe Sleep for Everyone Thrive After Birth Specialty classes: Twining I am Becoming a Big Sister/Brother High-Risk Pregnancy/After Cesarean Care I’m…

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Newborn Care

NPE – Newborn Care

CLASS TOPICS FOR WEEK 3&4: Newborn Care Thrive After Birth 8-week New Parent Education Series and Specialty Classes Classes in the series: Understanding your Newborn Newborn Care Infant Feeding Soothing, Swaddling, & Alternative Health Care Safe Sleep for Everyone Thrive After Birth Specialty classes: Twining I am Becoming a Big Sister/Brother High-Risk Pregnancy/After Cesarean Care I’m…

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understanding newborns

NPE – Understanding your Newborn

CLASS TOPICS FOR WEEK 1&2: Understanding your Newborn Thrive After Birth 8-week New Parent Education Series and Specialty Classes Classes in the series: Understanding your Newborn Newborn Care Infant Feeding Soothing, Swaddling, & Alternative Health Care Safe Sleep for Everyone Thrive After Birth Specialty classes: Twining I am Becoming a Big Sister/Brother High-Risk Pregnancy/After Cesarean Care…

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what is a doula

What is a Doula?

What is a Doula? A doula is a women who is trained to assist another woman (and her family) during pregnancy, childbirth, and also can provide support to the family after the baby is born.  There are many ways to train and certify as a doula Here are some examples (this is not an inclusive list):…

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NPE Scope of practice

My New Parent Educator Scope of Practice

I will be attending a training in March to become a Certified New Parent Educator (CNPE) through the Childbirth And Postpartum Professionals Association (CAPPA).  I will take much of this blogs information from their webpage. As a CNPE I will be providing comprehensive, evidence-based information to fill an important role in educating and supporting new families…

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