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Chinese Doctors Seeking Doula Care

Posted on: October 21, 2013 | Doula Life, Doula Training, Hospital Birth

On Thursday September 26, I had the honor of visiting with a group of obstetricians from China as well as the president of the China Doula Corporation. I was contacted about a month ago by the teams NY friend, Certified Nurse Midfife, Dewan Duan. The group was being led by Dr. …

Graham Crackers and Saltines

Posted on: September 30, 2013 | Doula Life, Hospital Birth, Musing

If you are a labor doula, nurse, obstetrician or hospital based midwife and you read the title of this blog, you know that graham crackers and saltines mean an all night birth! So how do we do it? How do we get into bed after a long full day, fall …

Our Dinner Date with Village Obstetrics

Posted on: September 26, 2013 | Doula Life, Hospital Birth

The owners of Northeast Doulas, Randy, Debbie and Lauren had the honor of being dinner guests of Dr. Jaqueline Worth and Dr. George Mussalli of Village Obstetrics last night. Let me start by saying, the food was great and the company… EVEN BETTER! You know obstetricians are cool when they …

NICU Breakdown

Posted on: August 27, 2013 | Doula Training, Hospital Birth

I often hear about women choosing where they will give birth, based on the level of the NICU at a particular hospital. I understand precaution. I am cautious and I take precautions. But I also know that the level of NICU care your baby may need is closely related to …


Posted on: August 19, 2013 | Doula Life, Doula Training, Hospital Birth, Labor and Birth

My favorite acronym! This is one of the most useful tools in my “life bag” as well as my “Doula Bag”. It is a reminder for me to slow down and think it through! By nature, I make quick decisions. This character trait works both to my benefit and my …

A Young Woman, A Doula and An Adoption

Posted on: July 22, 2013 | Doula Life, Hospital Birth, Labor and Birth

Journal Entry, 2013 Dear Diary, (Appropriate changes have been made for privacy) Wow, diary, what a day this was. I can’t figure out if what I saw today was a representation of enormous strength or a pathetic display of weakness. The truth is, it’s not my place to decide. My role …

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