When Should My Baby Start Solids?

By Doulas of Shanghai “When should my baby start solids?” This is one of the most common postpartum questions I hear as an infant feeding specialist. Just like with any other baby-related question you type into a search engine, you’re going to get multiple contradictory answers. It can be stressful trying to wade through thatContinue reading “When Should My Baby Start Solids?”

My Water Broke… Now What??

By Doulas of Shanghai I vividly remember the first time I saw someone’s water breaking on TV. I was about eight years old, watching Coneheads at my friend’s house. The mother announces the “birth spasm” is about to being, there is a massive gush of water, flooding through the kitchen and out the door. TheContinue reading “My Water Broke… Now What??”

Eight Ways Your Postpartum Doula Supports You

Written by Doulas of Shanghai It’s the big day. The day that you’ve been waiting nine months for… Your beautiful baby is here! She coos in your arms and searches for your breast while you and your partner look lovingly on. Her fingers and toes are tiny, like a doll’s, but her grip around yourContinue reading “Eight Ways Your Postpartum Doula Supports You”