Central Carolina Doula Blog

Unlock your experience for an empowering and confident birth and postpartum journey with our free learning resources. Navigate the key categories around pregnancy, preparing for baby, parenting, postpartum recovery, and other resources. 

Keys to Pregnancy

Is it Safe to Color Your Hair During Pregnancy?

The question on whether it’s safe to color your hair during pregnancy or while breastfeeding comes up often, especially when it’s time to touch up your summer highlights. The short answer is…yes! We consulted with expert hairstylist Beverly Hale of Frederick’s Hairdesign…

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Keys to Newborn Care

Paternal Mental Health Support for Expecting and New Dads is a “Thing”

When you read most articles around perinatal mood disorders and postpartum mental health, the focus is primarily around the expecting or new mother. Without a doubt, maternal mental health is very important. But what about expecting and new fathers? Often times, they are left out of the equation and don’t know where to turn to for help (either for themselves or how to help their partners). Postpartum Support International (PSI) has online resources geared specifically for fathers…

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Keys to Parenting

Protecting Your Baby from the Sun

Summers in North Carolina can be brutal with the relentless sun and oppressive heat. With hotter weather being a constant throughout this Spring, many parents are already asking about what type of sun protection is recommended for babies. Read on for some of our top recommendations on how to keep babies and young children safe from the sun this summer…

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