"Exceptional Care for Families with Newborns"

August 2019 - Northeast Doulas Blog Posts


Your Doula Prenatal Visit

Posted on: August 25, 2019 | Doulas

Doula prenatal visit

Congratulations on your pregnancy and kudos to you for hiring a doula! I bet you’re wondering what happens at your doula prenatal visit. Well, we’re gonna break that down for you right now! Your doula prenatal visit is an appointment that will take place between you, your partner (if you …


My Newly Postpartum Body…

Posted on: August 16, 2019 | Postpartum

Postpartum body

My newly postpartum body is soft. Its skin moves in ways that it never did before. It feels different and it looks like it’s been “used.” It has legs that are unshaven, hair that is unkempt and eyes that feature dark circles around them. It leaks fluid from various locations …


Overnight Care for You and Your Baby

Posted on: August 11, 2019 | Breastfeeding, Postpartum

Overnight doula care

When it comes to hiring help after having a baby, overnight care is the best gift you can give yourself! It’s 9:00pm and you are absolutely exhausted. Your 2 week old baby is finally asleep in your arms after spending 2.5 hours crying, fussing, farting and feeding. You’re not quite …


10 Things No One Told You About Newborns

Posted on: August 2, 2019 | Babies

Newborns

Newborns… I must say, there is real beauty in lack of knowledge when it comes to newborn babies. I mean, what we don’t know, certainly can’t hurt us, right?? We asked new moms to tell us some “minor” details about bringing a newborn baby home that somehow, their friends neglected …