breastfeeding

Breastfeeding Essentials

Breastfeeding can be a big transition for many moms, but there are a few basic supplies that can lend a helping hand and bring some comfort to the process. Click through to see what we recommend you have on hand (and one item you may want to hold off on)...

Chrissy Teigen is Our Hero.

A swimwuit model may seem an unlikely parenting hero, but hang on. There's a lot to admire about how Chrissy Teigen is taking to motherhood and silencing her critics...

When Breastfeeding Doesn't Come Naturally

When Breastfeeding Doesn't Come Naturally

What happens when breastfeeding doesn't come naturally? A lot of women are nervous to breastfeed and don't realize what amazing resources are available to educate and assist them through their breastfeeding journey.

Breastfeeding While Working - Tips for making your return to work "suck" a little less.

As working mothers ourselves, we know that continuing breastfeeding after returning to work outside the home means getting into an intimate relationship with your breast pump. And lets' be real, pumping can (literally) suck! 

Click on through to see some of our favorite pumping tips and tricks to help make this transition a little smoother. 

Placenta Encapsulation: Raising the Standard

Why would someone eat their own placenta? 

Consuming your placenta has been said to enhance the postpartum experience by providing mental and physical benefits.  Although throughout history women have consumed their placenta raw, the modern approach to placenta consumption is encapsulation. As ProDoula trained Postpartum Placenta Specialists, Doulas of Asheville is proud to be raising the standard by preparing our client's placentas exclusively in the comfort of their own home.