Providing Professional Doula Services to Families in Greenwich, Westchester and NYC

March 2016

The Easter Bunny, a sweet creature.

A generous creature who brings feelings of joy to your family.

A creature who is not to be confused with his twin brother, THE DREADED YEASTER BUNNY! 

The Yeaster Bunny. A demonic beast. A twisted soul who brings you gifts of inflammation, intense itchiness, and a thick, white discharge.

Yeast infections are relatively common. According to the Mayo Clinic, 3 out of 4 women will experience a yeast infection at one point in their lives.

The cause of a yeast infection? The fungus Candida a.k.a the root of all evil. Antibiotics can also be a large contributor to yeast. Consider taking a probiotic when you are perscribed an antibiotic. As always check with your medical provider before taking anything you are unsure of.

Candida is associated with intense itching, swelling, and irritation. 

Vaginal Yeast Infections

 

In the case of a vaginal yeast infection, the...Read more

According to the Mayo Clinic,

the "terrible twos" are a normal stage in a toddler's development characterized by mood changes, temper tantrums and use of the word "no." The terrible twos typically occur when toddlers begin to struggle between their reliance on adults and their desire for independence. 

As parents, this is an extremely difficult stage to navigate. 

Let me take you back to 1998, when my precious Tyler Jane was just two years old. We drove to Virginia to visit my parents for a couple of days. My girls woke up the first morning and we all scurried into the kitchen for breakfast. Erica sat at the table, and Tyler in her high chair. They both sat patiently and waited for me to serve their cereal.

Once breakfast was served, two year old, Tyler decided that she wasn't going to eat her breakfast.

The rules were breakfast first, then playtime. 

Tyler was fully aware of this rule. 

After repeating the rule a few times Tyler looked me dead in the face, grabbed the edge of her bowl, and dumped her entire bowl of cereal onto the floor. 

I removed the tray from the high chair, picked Tyler up and brought her into the guest bedroom where Jerry and I were staying. 

Two words: TIME OUT! Well deserved, I might add. 

She cried for a little bit, as most toddlers would in...Read more

With summer vacation quickly approaching, Northeast Doulas has teamed up with Disney expert and fanatic, Teresa Marra, from 'It's All About The Mouse Travel' to bring you everything you need to know to have the perfect Disney Vacation with your family. 

Teresa specializes in Disney destinations which include Walt Disney World, Disneyland, Disney Cruise Line, Disney’s Aulani, and Adventures by Disney. When you book your Disney vacation with Teresa, she provides expert concierge level service at no additional cost to you and your family.

Let's start with some things you should know.

First up: Disney Baby Care Centers

Disney Baby Care Centers are located in all 4 Florida parks (...Read more