Northeast Doulas Blog
You've gotta fight!
For your right!
We know you just said that with the Beastie Boys tune in your head. It's okay so did we.
What are we talking about here?
The dreaded potty training of your toddler.
Who would have thought that it would be so time consuming and stressful to teach someone else how to poop in a toilet?
The holidays can be overwhelming.
There's so much to be done, gifts to wrap and cookies to bake and it doesn't help that the kids are already running amok in full holiday mode. Taking the time to refocus and relax is important and we're all guilty of putting ourselves on the back burner while feeling the pressure of getting things perfect for the holidays.
It's not impossible to relax,...Read more
A familiar face and an organized plan is a breath of fresh air to any new mother.
Whether you're expecting your labor doula to arrive when you are in labor, or waiting for your postpartum doula to ring your doorbell when you are bringing home baby for the first time, it is a huge relief for new parents...Read more
If you're expecting your first baby, one of you biggest most important questions may be...
Will my vagina go back to normal after my baby is born?
It might be hard to believe you can push a watermelon sized person out of there and everything will go right back to normal. No matter who your partner is, nothing this size has ever entered your vagina!
In most cases, the answer to this frequently asked question, is yes! Because your muscles and tissue does a...Read more
The term "due date" is short for ESTIMATED DUE DATE.
Some mothers go into labor a day or even a week early, while others are left watching the clock, awaiting the moment when their baby decides to show up to the party.
It's been a long, long pregnancy and you've finally had enough.
You may begin thinking...
"I have passed my due date, now WHERE IS THIS BABY?!"
Going past your due date is actually normal. It's not unusual to exceed 40+ weeks, however risks do increase in post term deliveries.
Not to mention a mom is...Read more