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Please Don’t Judge Me, I’m Trying…

Posted on: May 7, 2019 | Uncategorized

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 | Uncategorized

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 …


Braxton Hicks Contractions

Posted on: March 18, 2019 | Labor and Birth, Pregnancy, Uncategorized

Braxton hicks contractions

Braxton hicks contractions may not signify the onset of labor but there is nothing “false” about them. Often referred to as false labor, braxton hicks contractions are your body’s way of preparing for the big day. Unfortunately, they offer no indication of when labor will begin. Some people begin experiencing …


Why the Little Things Mean a Lot

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

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, …


5 Things We Search for During Pregnancy

Posted on: February 13, 2019 | Pregnancy, Uncategorized

pregnancy

After a quick poll, what we found is that during pregnancy the world wide web is where everyone turns for how to navigate their gestational period. But we wanted to know exactly what they were searching for. We received a lengthy list but we saw the following 5, more than …


Traveling With Baby

Posted on: December 17, 2018 | Postpartum, Uncategorized

The Holidays are just around the corner, and for many of us, this means packing up the whole family and traveling to celebrate with loved ones, near and far. The Holiday Season is stressful enough an adding a new baby into the mix can bring on a whole new level …


My Over Stimulated Baby…

Posted on: November 18, 2018 | Parenting Philosophy, Postpartum, Sleep Issues

“DON’T TALK TO ME”, I snapped! I need 20 minutes of quiet to just chill! I’m completely fried. I have to decompress… Oh my gosh, my mind is spinning. There’s electricity raging through my body and I have to drive this car and get this kid and I home safely! …


Seasonal Depression

Posted on: February 17, 2017 | Sleep Issues

Ever wonder why you feel so grey and down when the seasons change? You might be experiencing some biological changes and imbalances from a condition called seasonal affective disorder. Everything slows down in the winter. The trees die, the wildlife hibernates, the world turns grey and human beings are no exception to these changes. …


Boycotting The Terrible Twos

Posted on: March 28, 2016 | Uncategorized

According to the Mayo Clinic, the “terrible twos” are a normal stage in a toddler’s development characterized by mood changes, temper tantrums and use of the word “no.” The terrible twos typically occur when toddlers begin to struggle between their reliance on adults and their desire for independence. As parents, this is …


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