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Tips for Doulas – Wait On Aromatherapy

Tips for Doulas – Wait On Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy really is effective in labor for adding to/changing the mood in the room for the laboring family and also staff. We’ve seen countless big deep breaths and shoulders visibly relaxing from staff as they walk in the room when the diffuser is running.

AND. If someone is deep in labor-land, you don’t want to whip out that particular tool without first doing a sniff test.

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COVID-19 – March 13

Holy heck.  And what the actual frick. ​ This is wild. And unsettling. We are right there with you with all the feelings. ​ And here's what's up here in Madison-based Lumos-land: ​ Doula Clients​ ​ Doula clients have been receiving additional updates separately, but...

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We Don’t Have to Enjoy Every Minute

We Don’t Have to Enjoy Every Minute

We Don't Have to Enjoy Every Moment EMILY HAGENMAIER Counselor specializing in parenting transitions, and a Lumos Team member Multiple choice: “Enjoy every minute, they grow up so fast.” A. The worst thing you can possibly say to an overwhelmed, sleep-deprived parent...

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Playing vs Entertaining

Playing vs Entertaining

"I kinda don't love playing with my baby....." Playing vs Entertaining 19 April, 2017 Parenting Babies "I like playing with him - watching him figure things out, and making him smile and laugh. But I get bored. And then I feel guilty. I love him and I enjoy him and so...

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