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January 2013 • Page 2 of 2 • Northeast Doulas Blog Posts


How to find a labor doula

Posted on: January 23, 2013 | Labor and Birth, Pregnancy

How do I choose the right doula? *Is she certified? To become a certified Labor Doula is fairly simple:The requirements are that you attend an intensive 3-5 day workshop.Complete a short reading list (6-10 books)Write several essays.Attend 3 births where you are evaluated by the mother, nurse and provider. *Is …


IT TAKES A VILLAGE???

Posted on: January 21, 2013 | Parenting Philosophy

BULLSHIT! I completely disagree with this overused, under-understood statement that it takes a village to raise a child! I mean really??? The whole village? What about the village idiot? Does he get to help too? I’ll tell you what it does take. It takes parents that parent deliberately. It takes …


Making Postpartum Choices

Posted on: January 17, 2013 | Breastfeeding, Parenting Philosophy, Postpartum, Pregnancy

Postpartum Help… Do I Need It?   Understanding what your postpartum needs will be while you are pregnant, can be a very tricky thing. You haven’t even given birth to this baby yet, so how will you know your needs. You might be asking yourself…. Who will help me? Will …


Who is The Rock N’ Roll Doula?

Posted on: January 16, 2013 | Natural Childbirth

Ok… here we go! I am a regular girl. My body makes noise even when I don’t want it to. I don’t try to be more than I am but hold myself to a very high standard according to my (dead) mother. Oh, we’ll get to that…. Anyway, back to …


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