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

Go With Your Gut! That’s Why It’s There…

Decision making can pose its challenges. I say… when in doubt, go with your gut! Should I or shouldn’t I,

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Parenting With Consistency

con·sist·en·cy  NounThe achievement of a level of performance that does not vary greatly in quality over time. Jerry Patterson and

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When and Why Will My Water Break?

When Your Water Breaks… Ummm… Last I heard, water doesn’t break. Something that holds water can break and water can

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Get Me a F*ckin’ Epidural!

“I want an epidural” O.k. What I really said was, “GET ME A FUCKIN’ EPIDURAL!” Here’s what I missed at

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The Long Drive Home

It’s been 40+ weeks It’s been 40+ weeks and the moment you’ve been waiting for has finally arrived. You are

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When Your Water Breaks… Or Doesn’t

If your water breaks… There is a rumor going around that your water breaking, is the first indication of labor.

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That’s The Worst Name Ever!

Sticks and stones will break my bones and NAMES WILL ALWAYS HURT ME! What does it rhyme with? What does

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What’s Under Your Rug?

The proverbial rug… We all intentionally as well as unintentionally sweep life’s challenges from time to time under the proverbial

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OK, You’re 10cm… PUSH!!!

Push your baby out! Push?! Now? How? Like this? Am I doing it? Stop? UGH! Does this sound familiar? It

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Colic… HELP!

When a baby has colic…  Colic can be extremely difficult to endure. There is very little that can be done

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How I “RUN” My Life

Running is a part of my life; it’s a part of me. Running is my balance.  It’s how I start

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Packing List For Labor Bag

Hospital Birth… What To Pack There are plenty of online lists out there of what to pack for the hospital

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