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February 2016 - Northeast Doulas Blog Posts

What You Should Know About Group B Strep

Posted on: February 16, 2016 | Client Corner, Pregnancy

What is Group B Strep?  Group B Streptococcus (GBS)  is bacteria that can be present in the intestines, vagina and/or rectum. About 25% of all healthy adult women carry this bacteria. During pregnancy, GBS can cause urinary tract infections which can sometimes lead to preterm labor. Because it is possible to pass this infection to the baby during delivery, routine prenatal care …

Super Bowl Of Vomit – How To Combat Morning Sickness

Posted on: February 8, 2016 | Pregnancy

With the Denver Bronco’s big win last night the Super Bowl is fresh on every ones mind. For many pregnant women, a different type of ‘Super Bowl’ is on their minds… A big, giant, SUPER BOWL OF VOMIT. Morning sickness is nausea in pregnancy, and typically occurrs in the first few months. According …

Relaxation and Lubrication

Posted on: February 4, 2016 | Postpartum

Let’s talk about sex.  You just had a baby. Let’s be real. Your body does not snap right back to normal. Regardless of how ‘perfect’, or not so perfect, your birth experience was, it is undeniable that your body has had an extraordinary and perhaps traumatic experience.  Now that you are no …