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I Guess That’s Why They Call it The BABY Blues

Posted on: September 1, 2019 | Doulas

Baby blues

The baby blues. Short-term emotional ups and downs that stem from the recent birth of a baby that are actually, very normal. In fact, up to 80% of postpartum individuals report having these mood changes. Typically beginning just 2-3 days post birth, the baby blues sneak up on us and …


Your Doula Prenatal Visit

Posted on: August 25, 2019 | Doulas

Doula prenatal visit

Congratulations on your pregnancy and kudos to you for hiring a doula! I bet you’re wondering what happens at your doula prenatal visit. Well, we’re gonna break that down for you right now! Your doula prenatal visit is an appointment that will take place between you, your partner (if you …


I Was Robbed of a Natural Birth

Posted on: July 28, 2019 | Doulas

A natural birth

There are plenty of pregnant individuals who have a soulful connection with a pre-determined birth philosophy. When it comes to the birth of their baby, a natural birth, unmedicated and un-intervened is what they expect and have always imagined. And for others, their instinct is, “I trust my doctor and …


3 Refreshing Summer Recipes

Posted on: July 5, 2019 | Doulas

summer recipes

3 Summer Fun Recipes Chilled Strawberry Soup 1 quart fresh strawberries cleaned and sliced 4 ounces softened cream cheese ½ cup of sugar 8 ounces of lemon yogurt 3 cups half and half ½ cup strawberry liqueur In a food processor mix strawberries, cream cheese and sugar until it becomes …


Please Don’t Judge Me, I’m Trying…

Posted on: May 7, 2019 | Doulas

Don't judge me

I’m new at this parenting thing and I’m trying to find my way. So please don’t judge me. I want to do what’s best for my baby and I’m trying to figure out exactly what that is. So please don’t judge me. My nipples are cracked and bleeding so I’m …


Listeriosis – What Not to Eat During Pregnancy

Posted on: May 1, 2019 | Doulas

Listeriosis

OK! Now that I have your attention, I want to talk about Listeriosis. Listeriosis is the illness associated with consuming the bacteria known as Listeria monocytogenes. This bacteria is found in both water and soil. Since this bacteria can be found in water and soil, it makes sense that it …


Why the Little Things Mean a Lot

Posted on: February 27, 2019 | Doula Life, Postpartum, Pregnancy

Westchester doula

Pregnancy and early parenting are harder than most women let on about and because of that, the little things we say and do for them, really mean a lot. Westchester based doula, Debbie Aglietti has some advice Here is a list of 15 “little things” you can do or say, …


When Your Doula Arrives

Posted on: December 25, 2016 | Doula Life

A familiar face and an organized plan is a breath of fresh air to any new mother. Whether you’re expecting your labor doula to arrive when you are in labor, or waiting for your postpartum doula to ring your doorbell when you are bringing home baby for the first time, it is a huge relief for new …


When Your Doula Arrives

Posted on: December 7, 2016 | Doula Life

A familiar face and an organized plan is a breath of fresh air to any new mother. Whether you’re expecting your labor doula to arrive when you are in labor, or waiting for your postpartum doula to ring your doorbell when you are bringing home baby for the first time, it is a huge relief for new …


Questions to NEVER Ask Your Doula

Posted on: November 9, 2016 | Doula Life

Having a baby is typically accompanied by a fair share of questions and uncertainties.  Even if you’ve been down this road before, you might be feeling a little hopeless as your due date approaches. You may be worried or even anxious about bringing a new little one home.  Even with tons …


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