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

February 2018

Breastfeeding can be a once in a lifetime opportunity to bond with your baby. Whether it be because of challenges during breastfeeding, low milk supply, or trouble latching, for many parents their breastfeeding journey is anything but. 

So switch to formula, right? 

Wrong. 

Many parents see incredible value in actual breast milk, and despite not being able to produce enough milk, still prefer their baby consume breast milk, even if not produced by their biological parent. 

Northeast Doulas is proud to announce that we are ONE of just THREE Breast Milk Banks located in Westchester County

So you might be wondering how this actually works. 

All milk donors are screened for health concerns and communicable disease.

Our donors MUST meet the following basic requirements:

- In good health and able to breastfeed, with a surplus of milk.

- No use of nicotine products or regular use of milk enhancing herbs, including fenugreek or blessed thistle....Read more

With Valentine's Day right around the corner, couples alike are scrambling around trying to find the perfect gift, or plan the perfect gesture, to show their appreciation for their significant other. This isn't another blog about what to plan, where to go out for dinner or what to buy the love of your life. This blog is about you. 

Yeah, YOU!

Parenthood breeds chaos (literally!) 

When was the last time you did something for you? 

As experts in navigating the ups and downs of parenthood, from prenatal to postpartum, we're here to give you a nudge towards a bit of self care. 

We even came up with a list of 5 realistic ways you can practice self care and be your own damn Valentine! 

Go out for coffee with yourself. 

Yep, that's #1 on the list! Take a trip to your favorite local coffee shop for whatever your little heart desires. A latté, cappuccino, Americano... the list goes on. 

If you order a latté it is likely you'll get one of those pretty pictures on top made out of the espresso and foam.

Enjoy it. Add as much sugar as you want, nobody is looking, we promise. 

Number 2, buy yourself flowers. 

Even if that means grabbing a bouquet at shoprite and arranging it in a...Read more