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

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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Natural Birth Is Not About Winning A Medal

I am a Doula and I have been witnessing birth for about 17 years. The truth is… I don’t love

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NICU Breakdown

I often hear about women choosing where they will give birth, based on the level of the NICU at a

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B.R.A.I.N ~ USE IT!

My favorite acronym! This is one of the most useful tools in my “life bag” as well as my “Doula

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The Sounds and Breath Of Birth

The Breath… Take a deep breath in through your nose and a looooong slooooow exhale out your mouth. Birth and

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5 Reasons Women Cry, That Men Will Never Understand…

1) The old “I Don’t Know”– This one started way back. You were a teenager, you would randomly start crying

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Hiring a Doula for a C Section

What do you mean she hired a doula for a c section that was scheduled in advance? That’s right, from

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I’m Sure Your Home Is Lovely But You’re Not Bringing My Placenta There!

I don’t like to eat a cupcake from a bake sale when I don’t know who made it! I haven’t

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