Dulce Vida Blog

Placenta Encapsulation in Calgary?

Posted on: May 30, 2017 | Placenta Encapsulation

It’s become all the rage among families all over Canada and with good reason; the anecdotal benefits of consuming your placenta are pretty impressive! Since reports of celebrities like Kim Kardashian and January Jones having their placentas made into capsules, this service has steadily gained in popularity. Since my training with ProDoula, I have encapsulated

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5 Steps to Infant Feeding Success

Posted on: May 27, 2017 | Postpartum Doula

Recognize When Your Baby is Hungry Baby’s communicate both verbally, by crying, and non-verbally. Over time you will learn to understand your baby’s language and anticipate his needs. This may take some practice. It’s ideal to notice when your baby is in the early stages of hunger. Babies feed better and will latch onto the

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“My Postpartum Doula Ditched Me.”

Posted on: May 23, 2017 | Postpartum Doula

Imagine picking up the phone and hearing a strained voice on the other end. She’s obviously been crying. She’s an exhausted new mom with a 14 week old baby and a 20 month old toddler who won’t let her out of his sight. She’s drained from pregnancy, birth, and breastfeeding. She’s exhausted from trying to

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Making Dinner Easy (And Delicious)

Posted on: November 29, 2016 | Uncategorized

We are all about improving and making your lives easier -after all, it’s why we offer our services! So when we see and test out a product or service that can make your lives even easier, we have to share. Here at Dulce Vida Doula Services headquarters we have been testing a service called Chef’s

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7 Ways to Celebrate Halloween in 2016

Posted on: October 25, 2016 | Uncategorized

It’s hard deciding whether or not to celebrate halloween with young children; if it’s their first halloween, they won’t remember a thing and will be too busy sleeping or eating to participate in all of the halloween activities like the older kids. At the same time, you can’t wait to dress them up and snap some

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Why Should You Register for a Childbirth Education Class?

Posted on: May 20, 2016 | Childbirth Education

You have already heard the advice from your mother, grandmother, in-laws, and the lady down the street who has five kids. Childbirth education is important, and by receiving classes by a trained professional you can be empowered knowing your options. Having had the ability to discover your desires in an unbiased environment conducive to non-judgemental, evidence-based education, you

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The Importance of a Birth Doula

Posted on: May 20, 2016 | Birth Doula

A birth doula guides you in having your best birth experience, in whatever capacity that mean to you. They are  professionally trained to support you, the birthing mother, and your partner through the prenatal, birth, and immediate postpartum period. My goal as a birth doula is to have you and your partner feel confident and proud of the

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