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What to Expect at your SimpliFed Appointment

By Claire Dowell | April 28, 2021

Welcome to SimpliFed! We are so excited to have you. Now that you’ve found us, we want to share a little bit about what your first appointment might look like and the various services we offer.  Who are we… ? SimpliFed is a tele-lactation service aiming to provide support, information and guidance for all of…

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The Environmental Impact of Breastfeeding

By Claire Dowell | April 21, 2021

At SimpliFed we believe that whatever works for you in feeding your baby works for us! The most important part of choosing how to feed your child is finding what method is the right fit for your family! If you’re still deciding how you want to feed, click here for more information on different types…

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What to Buy for an Eco-Friendly Baby

By Claire Dowell | April 21, 2021

When shopping for a baby, it might seem like the options are endless. There are hundreds of brands selling seemingly identical products, and it may be hard to know which one is best for you. Unfortunately your little one can’t tell you just yet what they want, but there are other ways to narrow down…

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What are Doulas?

By Claire Dowell | April 2, 2021

As unpredictable as giving birth can be, many people will still want to plan all the details they can before the big day. One of the things you often have control over is who will be in the room during delivery, and who will be in charge of your journey. To ease some anxieties, deciding…

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Women in the Workforce

By Claire Dowell | March 21, 2021

Prepared by SimpliFed Team Members Claire Dowell and Michelle Wang The role of women in the workforce has been evolving for decades now. Decades after the integration of women into the workforce, gender parity still remains out of reach. The issue does not lie with lack of education or even opportunity, but retention after childbirth.…

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Postpartum Birth Control

By Claire Dowell | January 19, 2021

Here at SimpliFed, we know that women’s health spans a multitude of topics. Unfortunately, some of these get swept under the rug. One of these topics is postpartum birth control. It’s often an afterthought for many, but without birth control it is possible to become pregnant again very soon after having a baby. For those…

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Choosing a Pediatrician

By Claire Dowell | December 23, 2020

Often, when your baby is born, time moves at warp speed. You take them home from the hospital and before you know it, they’re crawling around! In order to help them grow as quickly as they do, having access to a good pediatrician is essential. Switching from prenatal to pediatric care happens abruptly, and it’s…

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What to Buy to Prepare to Breastfeed

By Claire Dowell | December 7, 2020

Momma, you are a star! You chose to take on the difficult but important task of breastfeeding, and that’s huge. Now that you have decided how to feed your baby, there are so many things to learn about the practical side of breastfeeding. A huge step to prepare might be taking a breastfeeding class, or…

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Developmental Milestones

By Claire Dowell | November 16, 2020

For many first time parents, it might be difficult to know when to expect certain milestones in your baby. Even after your first child, things may not always look the same between your kids. It’s important to know that infant development has a different pace in every baby. There is so much contradictory information, whether…

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Flu Season: What to Know

By Claire Dowell | November 6, 2020

The seasons are changing, and it’s such an exciting time of the year! The holidays are right around the corner, and it seems like everyone could use some cheer after the craziness of 2020. With this in mind, flu season is coming too. This year, more than ever, it is important to know the steps…

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