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The Birth, the Boob & the Baby

Posted on: March 10, 2019 | Breastfeeding, Labor and Birth

baby

There is something about birth that prepares you to become a parent to a child. It is usually a somewhat long process that ensues after about 40 or so weeks of pregnancy. When it starts, you’re ready. You know you will finally meet this baby that has been growing, stretching, …


Birth is Natural and So are Tornadoes…

Posted on: March 6, 2019 | Labor and Birth, Natural Childbirth

Birth is natural

I’m sure we all agree that birth is a normal, natural physiological function, right? We believe in our bodies and we believe in the innate wisdom of our babies to find their way through our bodies. Birth is natural. But so are tornadoes! The thing about natural birth is that …


The Three Stages of the First Stage of labor

Posted on: March 3, 2019 | Labor and Birth, Pregnancy

Three stages of labor

There are Three Stages of the First Stage of Labor which is confusing enough but when women start sharing “war stories” about birth, it gets even more confusing… “I was in labor for 29 hours.” “Oh that’s nothing! I was in labor for 38 hours!” “You think that’s bad? I …


Why the Little Things Mean a Lot

Posted on: February 27, 2019 | Doula Life, Postpartum, Pregnancy, Uncategorized

Westchester doula

Pregnancy and early parenting are harder than most women let on about and because of that, the little things we say and do for them, really mean a lot. Westchester based doula, Debbie Aglietti has some advice Here is a list of 15 “little things” you can do or say, …


Love and Parenting

Posted on: February 23, 2019 | Breastfeeding, Depression, Parenting Philosophy

Love and parenting

Love and parenting sound like they go together beautifully. 2 people fall in love, they skip around holding hands for a while, they eat a strand of spaghetti together, lock lips in the middle of a strand and then… A baby gets inside one of them! That’s how it works, …


I Was Angry at My Baby

Posted on: February 20, 2019 | Babies, Breastfeeding, Postpartum

angry at my baby

Oh girl… You’re not alone. I totally get it. I remember a time my own baby made me angry. She was about 2 months old. She was safely tucked into her car seat and we were driving home from a short trip to the grocery store. It was warm outside …


Let’s Get You Some Support

Posted on: February 17, 2019 | Babies, Depression, Postpartum

support

Congratulations on the birth of your baby and on the transition you are making from woman to mother. I’m really not quite sure which of the two is more challenging but I know for sure that they are both huge milestones in a human beings life. I’ve been a doula …


5 Things We Search for During Pregnancy

Posted on: February 13, 2019 | Pregnancy, Uncategorized

pregnancy

After a quick poll, what we found is that during pregnancy the world wide web is where everyone turns for how to navigate their gestational period. But we wanted to know exactly what they were searching for. We received a lengthy list but we saw the following 5, more than …


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