Where do you find the best new dads in Miami and Broward? At the brewery, of course! Mainstay Doulas & Co. now offers a brand new dad class for all dads and partners-to- be. But it comes with a twist! Well, actually it comes with a FREE BEER. The new dad class,...read more
Any parent knows the feeling of helplessness that overcomes you in the middle of the night when your child wakes up crying, they feel warm, and you see a number on the thermometer, like 104.0. You know you’re in for a long night of holding, cuddling, comforting, and...read more
Nothing plays with your emotions like that of a high school romance than early labor. You get those first twinges of “hmmm...that felt different”, your belly feels a bit tight and you’re having what feel like period cramps. You then start to furiously Google every...read more
Like you probably are, I’m a mom too. I’m also a partner, a daughter, a friend. Then I️ have this "tiny" role as co-owner of Mainstay Doulas and Co. that seems to take up 99% of my day most days. Entrepreneur life, am I️ right? It is not easy keeping up with but what...read more
There is a huge secret out there about the challenges of bringing home baby that is not being said. ***Before we go any further, we should have a disclaimer. We, too, wish we had the secret to teaching baby how to clean when you clean so when baby sleeps, you can...read more
There’s often times an internal struggle when it comes to breastfeeding and weaning, whether its parent-led or baby-led. I found myself thinking “I want my body back” “I want my body back” “I want my body back” but at the same time, neither of us were ready for this...read more
Every mom stories in pregnancy, birth, and parenting. You just had a beautiful birth. One that you planned how you wanted it to unfold, what interventions you were ok with, if any, and it included a plan A, plan B, and plan C, if things veered off course. You were...read more
Every mom stories in pregnancy, birth, and parenting. Sitting with my grandma one day, many years back, we jokingly realized I had had 14 jobs in the last two years. We sat there, and we counted, one by one, each like a failed experiment. She laughed. "Where do I...read more
Every mom stories in pregnancy, birth, and parenting. There's a lot of truth to the saying "Having a baby changes everything" After I gave birth, I expected lots of changes. Changes to my routine, changes with my partner, and many changes to my sleep pattern. The...read more
Every mom stories in pregnancy, birth, and parenting. Put down the phone...and step away from reading all the parenting articles. One article says to pick up your baby when they start to cry but you're bombarded with well meaning family members saying you're going to...read more
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