Central Carolina Doula Blog

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Keys to Local Resources

Midwives and Doulas: What’s the Difference?

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between a midwife and a doula? Well, you’re not alone because this is question is asked on a weekly basis when families are looking for support.

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Keys to Parenting

Pumping During Residency

However, when my daughter arrived at the beginning of my second year of residency, I found myself having to return to 12+ hour shifts at only eight weeks postpartum. My plan was to exclusively pump with a goal of making it to six months.

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Keys to Postpartum Recovery

Cesarean Awareness Month: Jaci’s Story

In The United States, 1 in 3 babies are born via cesarean section delivery. The reason for cesarean births can vary due to pregnancy complications, medical conditions, elective choice, or a result following a trial of labor. No matter what the reason, we want to bring visibility to those who have experienced cesarean birth in recognition of April being Cesarean Awareness Month.

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