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

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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Shifting Gears

It’s happening. Right now. This second. Oooh, It just happened again. You were at work or asleep or making breakfast

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Snuggle Cheater

Journal Entry, 2008 Dear Diary, (Client names have been changed) When we were hired by Joe and Jill it was

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What if I poop when I push?!

What’s your “thing”? We all have a “thing”. For some it’s the IV for some it’s being seen naked. For

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Surrounded by Great Women

DOULAS, DOULAS, DOULAS!! My hope is that as doulas, we are changing the way women interact with women – that

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