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May 2019 - Northeast Doulas Blog Posts


Strip my Membranes?

Posted on: May 26, 2019 | Labor and Birth

Strip my membranes

Strip my membranes? What does that mean?! I was like, strip my what?!?! My membranes?! I didn’t even know I had membranes to strip… Northeast doulas is ready to tackle this curious phenomenon. After reading this, if you become the next contestant on “My Doctor Wants to Strip My Membranes” …


Why do Babies Smell Amazing?

Posted on: May 16, 2019 | Babies, Musing

Babies smell amazing

Babies smell amazing, there’s no doubt about that!  I mean c’mon! You’re holding a new baby, it doesn’t matter if it’s yours or someone else’s. It’s swaddled up like a burrito when you bring it up to your face. You take a big breath in and you just melt into …


Please Don’t Judge Me, I’m Trying…

Posted on: May 7, 2019 | Uncategorized

Don't judge me

I’m new at this parenting thing and I’m trying to find my way. So please don’t judge me. I want to do what’s best for my baby and I’m trying to figure out exactly what that is. So please don’t judge me. My nipples are cracked and bleeding so I’m …


Listeriosis – What Not to Eat During Pregnancy

Posted on: May 1, 2019 | Uncategorized

Listeriosis

OK! Now that I have your attention, I want to talk about Listeriosis. Listeriosis is the illness associated with consuming the bacteria known as Listeria monocytogenes. This bacteria is found in both water and soil. Since this bacteria can be found in water and soil, it makes sense that it …