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

Knock It Off… A Doula is a Doula, A Nurse is a Nurse!

Doula, a Greek word used to describe a non-medical support person for laboring women. Registered Nurse RN, a medical professional who has graduated from a nursing

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OOOPS… I FARTED!

Oooops, I farted??? When did I lose control over my ability to make a fart completely disappear before it ever

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Juggling Baby and Toddler Care Effortlessly

Cirque de Supermom; the juggling act of newborn and toddler care with effortless ease. As graceful as you might be

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A Doula and An Activist Walk Into a Bar…

The bartender says to the activist, “what can I get you?” The activist replies, “Water. I don’t drink anything but

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‘Twas The Night Before Christmas…

Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house,ALL the creatures were stirring but NO Mom and NO spouse.Earlier

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Does Pregnancy Make You Horny?

Are you a get on me or a get off me kinda girl during pregnancy? Is that too bold of

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What’s Shakin’???

The “shakes” are a symptom associated with labor and the early postpartum period and are NOT often discussed or addressed

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Birth Avengers Need Not Apply!

There are many reasons why women come to doula work. Most people find birth to be either absolutely awe inspiringly,

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Free Delivery; Judgment Free, That Is

“Judgement free? Can I write that on my birth plan? I just don’t know how I will act when I am

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Can My Husband Be My Doula?

We are often asked the question, “Can my husband be my doula?” And while we would like to be agreeable…

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Are You Sleeping? Are You Sleeping….

~ It’s 2am. I have to pee. I’m not pregnant. I haven’t had a sip of anything since 6pm. I

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5 Reasons That Music Comforts Us During Labor

1) Music is familiar. Making a playlist of songs that you know well, to listen to during labor can be

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