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

If You’re The Judging Type… Judge Away!

Attachment Parenting on a Schedule I only breastfed for a few months, I fed on a schedule, my children slept

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Completion

Today I feel complete.  Well let’s back up, it wasn’t like I’ve been walking around all this time not feeling

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Why We Doula

Being a doula takes it’s toll. We work long hours, without notice and must give 110% of ourselves regardless of

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Plucked From My Own Life

You know those arcade machines that are filled with stuffed animals? There’s a big steel claw hanging over them and

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CRY IT OUT

CIO is how it is referred to in books, blogs and magazines. I am ashamed to say, I did this.

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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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