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March 2013 - Page 2 of 2 - Northeast Doulas Blog Posts


Measuring Your Parenting Success

Posted on: March 14, 2013 | Doula Life, Parenting Philosophy

How do you measure success? Does your 3 month old give you a standing ovation at the end of the day?Does your toddler compliment you on the meal you served him for dinner?Does your 5 year old thank you for choosing the perfect outfit for her?Does your 10 year old …


Why YOU Should Hire A Postpartum Doula

Posted on: March 13, 2013 | Breastfeeding, Depression, Postpartum

The Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Hire A Postpartum Doula 10 – So you don’t feel judged while you learn to care for your newborn. A doula offers judgment-free support allowing you to develop your “inner-momma” peacefully, smoothly and at your own pace. 9 – So you can let …


The M.A.K Weekend

Posted on: March 8, 2013 | Doula Life, Musing

The M.A.K. Weekend My friend Cheryl and I raised our kids together. Her second daughter and my first daughter were born within days of each other. Living in a lake community, our mornings were about coffee talk, laundry and housework, followed by packing a lunch and heading to the beach. …


Shifting Gears

Posted on: March 6, 2013 | Doula Life, Hospital Birth, Labor and Birth

It’s happening. Right now. This second. Oooh, It just happened again.  You were at work or asleep or making breakfast or arguing with your teenager about procrastinating on an assignment and… unto a family, a child was born.  For that family, the Earth stood still. Everything stopped for them and …


Snuggle Cheater

Posted on: March 5, 2013 | Doula Life, Home Birth, Labor and Birth, Musing

Journal Entry, 2008 Dear Diary, (Client names have been changed) When we were hired by Joe and Jill it was because Joe needed support during Jill’s birth. We had NO idea just how much support he actually needed. Jill was great. She managed through her contractions beautifully while Joe paced …


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