Thrive After Birth

Friendly, Never Forced Parent & Baby Support
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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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My CAPPA Postpartum Doula Scope of Practice

I am attaining my certification as a postpartum doula(PPD) through the Childbirth And Postpartum Professionals Association (CAPPA).  I will take much of this blogs information from their webpage or my training. According to CAPPA a PPD provides a new family emotional, physical, and evidence-based information after the birth of their baby. PPD’s offer support, information,…

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