Blog at North East Doulas in Greenwich, Fairfield, Westchester and NYC

Induction – What Should I Ask my Doctor?

You’re 39 weeks pregnant and your doctor says you need an induction. You’re not really sure what it means, why

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Safe Sleep – You Need to Know This

Safe sleep when it comes to babies is a topic that cannot be discussed enough! When parents bring a newborn

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Biophysical Profile

A biophysical profile is a painless, noninvasive assessment done during the end of pregnancy, more typically once you have reached

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Spit Up or Up Chuck? What’s the Difference?

Babies spit up. Your baby just had a good feed and moments later, without any notice, 98.6 degree white “lava”

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Doula Westchester – Google it!

If you are pregnant or you’ve just had a baby, Google the words Westchester doula and see what comes up.

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Sex After Baby… Yea or Nay?

What do the Sahara Desert and sex after baby have in common? Can you say DRY AS A BONE! I

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5 Things We Search for During Pregnancy

After a quick poll, what we found is that during pregnancy the world wide web is where everyone turns for

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Why the Little Things Mean a Lot

Pregnancy and early parenting are harder than most women let on about and because of that, the little things we

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The Three Stages of the First Stage of labor

There are Three Stages of the First Stage of Labor which is confusing enough but when women start sharing “war

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Birth is Natural and So are Tornadoes…

I’m sure we all agree that birth is a normal, natural physiological function, right? We believe in our bodies and

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The Overstimulated Baby

The overstimulated baby is the baby that gets passed from person to person. The mother seems frustrated and everyone wants

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Braxton Hicks Contractions

Braxton hicks contractions may not signify the onset of labor but there is nothing “false” about them. Often referred to

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