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March 2014 - Northeast Doulas Blog Posts


How To Sleep When You’re Homesick…..

Posted on: March 26, 2014 | Parenting Philosophy

The other day, I was reminiscing with a mother I’d helped years ago. She’d e-mailed me pictures of her children, and you can guess my reaction: “I can’t believe how much they’ve grown!” We started chatting, and she shared her concerns about her oldest son, who was going to sleep-away …


My Husband Breastfed Our Baby

Posted on: March 24, 2014 | Breastfeeding, Uncategorized

We were madly in love and I had just birthed our baby about a week and a half prior. The oxytocin was flowing like crazy and our new little family was blissfully bonding. I remember my husband sitting with me while I was breastfeeding. He would stare lovingly at our …


OOOPS… I FARTED!

Posted on: March 17, 2014 | Pregnancy

Oooops, I farted??? When did I lose control over my ability to make a fart completely disappear before it ever even made it out of my butt??? I’ll tell you when. When I got pregnant! Prior to pregnancy, there were certain things that I had intended to keep private and …


My Actions Determine My Legacy

Posted on: March 11, 2014 | Doula Life, Musing

My legacy…. Is it too soon for me to be thinking about this?  I find my mind wandering in this direction often.  Legacy: Something handed down or received from an ancestor or predecessor It has nothing to do with jewels or property or money, which is ordinarily associated with the …