April 11, 2019 | Postpartum
A crying baby is a tremendous challenge and anyone who has experienced this knows it to be true. The crying starts and you shift the baby from one position to another. The crying continues. If you are sitting, you stand. If you are standing, you walk. But the crying continues. …
March 21, 2019 | Parenting Philosophy, Postpartum, Pregnancy
Wow, that postpartum period and that newborn sure can throw you for a loop… You’re so in love with your baby that you’ve neglected yourself… You know the old saying, you’ve got to put your own oxygen mask on before helping others, right? Have you been doing that? I know, …
March 13, 2019 | Babies, Parenting Philosophy, Postpartum
The overstimulated baby is the baby that gets passed from person to person. The mother seems frustrated and everyone wants to help. First, her friend. “I’ll take the baby. You go relax for a few minutes.” She takes the baby. She brings the sweet crying bundle up on to to …
February 27, 2019 | Doula Life, Postpartum, Pregnancy, Uncategorized
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, …
February 20, 2019 | Babies, Breastfeeding, Postpartum
Oh girl… You’re not alone. I totally get it. I remember a time my own baby made me angry. She was about 2 months old. She was safely tucked into her car seat and we were driving home from a short trip to the grocery store. It was warm outside …
February 17, 2019 | Babies, Depression, Postpartum
Congratulations on the birth of your baby and on the transition you are making from woman to mother. I’m really not quite sure which of the two is more challenging but I know for sure that they are both huge milestones in a human beings life. I’ve been a doula …
February 10, 2019 | Breastfeeding, Labor and Birth, Postpartum
What do the Sahara Desert and sex after baby have in common? Can you say DRY AS A BONE! I said bone, not boner… Lol! …
February 4, 2019 | Postpartum, Pregnancy
If you are pregnant or you’ve just had a baby, Google the words Westchester doula and see what comes up. Now look for the words, Northeast Doulas. Next, click on them….
February 1, 2019 | Babies, Breastfeeding, Postpartum
Babies spit up. Your baby just had a good feed and moments later, without any notice, 98.6 degree white “lava” starts pouring out of his mouth… Startled, you grab for a cloth diaper to clean him (and yourself) up. And then your mind takes over….
January 25, 2019 | Parenting Philosophy, Postpartum
Safe sleep when it comes to babies is a topic that cannot be discussed enough! When parents bring a newborn home, safety is always the priority. I have watched, I have seen….