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What It’s Like to be a Doula

Become a doula in Kansas

“That must be such a fun job!”…..”You’re so lucky to get to hold babies all day.”…..”A doula, is that like a midwife?” Even as doulas, sometimes it is hard to describe what we do. Actually being a doula has very little to do with holding babies and everything to do with supporting the parents of these babies. Here’s what its like to be a doula… Being a doula means being willing to drop everything and fully focus on someone else in their moment. It…

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The Best Place for Placenta Encapsulation in Kansas

Where is the absolute best place in the entire state of Kansas to have your placenta encapsulated? The answer may actually surprise you.  Where can you be undeniably sure about what is in your capsules? (No additives, fillers or parts of someone else’s placenta) A place that allows you absolute privacy while allowing you to rest and relax. After all, you did just have a baby. Somewhere that allows you to watch any parts of the process you’d like to watch,…

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Pumpkin Spice Energy Bites – A Healthy Fall Snack

Pumpkin Spice is Here….and So is the Sugar Tis the season for everything pumpkin spice, unfortunately, a lot of it is also laden with sugar. Don’t get me wrong, sugar is great in moderation but sometimes it would be nice to have a treat that doesn’t give you that energy crash later. Enter Pumpkin Spice Energy Bites! The great thing about these is that they mix in enough protein and more complex carbohydrates that you won’t experience the sugar crash…

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What are the Breastfeeding Laws in Kansas?

What rights do you have as a breastfeeding mom in Kansas? Congratulations on your new baby! Odds are you are one of the 77% of Kansas moms that has ever breastfed a baby. While breastfeeding your baby might feel like a natural thing to you, it is important to know your rights regarding breastfeeding and pumping for your baby. Here at Mid Kansas Doula Services we encourage families to make the best decisions for themselves and their families. If nursing your…

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8 Things You’ll Want as a Breastfeeding Mom

Are you pregnant and planning to breastfeed your new babe? Sometimes it can feel overwhelming trying to get everything together to make sure things are perfect for your new breastfeeding relationship. Here are some of the things that the doulas at Mid Kansas Doula Services suggest having on hand that may make breastfeeding a little easier. A support system While not absolutely necessary, a support system is very important to many breastfeeding relationships. What views does your partner have about breastfeeding?…

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