No Pictures For You!

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By now, most of us have seen the screen shot of a conversation between an expectant mother and a birth photographer. The photographer refuses to take the client because a “c-section isn’t birth my dear”.  One almost expects the line…

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I’m Can’t Believe I’m So Tired

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You knew when your baby arrived that your sleep would be interrupted. You were prepared for feeding every three hours, but that turned into every two hours….or sooner. You knew you should try to “sleep when the baby sleeps” but…

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Oh, It Burns!

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Just when you think things are getting better, it hits. Your nausea and morning sickness has finally faded, the round ligament pain is gone, you look pregnant enough that people don’t just wonder if you’ve been eating too much ice…

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Duracell Doulas

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The Duracell parenting commercial pokes fun at doulas. But they struck a powerful parenting nerve that should be examined.

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I’m Still Here: A Guest Blog

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In 2016 Meaghan and Alex had the pleasure of supporting Avie Herman of Fashionably Frum. Being her doulas from such an early stage in her pregnancy, we got to know her and her family over the many months as she…

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Instapot Parenting

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Has your Facebook feed been flooded with people waxing poetic about their Instapot? Have friends or family mentioned their newest kitchen gadget? Well add us to the pile because we have hopped on this cooking craze too! Another kitchen appliance?…

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Why I Took My Son To A Women’s March

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As a doula, maybe my attendance at a women’s march seems rather obvious. After all, women and families are pretty much what I do. But, in addition to being a doula who supports the choices of all women, all parents,…

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The Low Down on Fetal Monitoring

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What do you know about fetal monitoring? If you have taken our Birth Boutique prenatal classes, you know all there is to know. For many others, your knowledge may be limited to the sometimes-scary information to be found on Google….

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Resolutions for New Parents

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Did your bundle of joy arrive around the holidays? Are you expecting a new arrival in the new year? Usually January 1 is a time of resolutions: lose weight, be more organized, make healthy meals, or spend more time as…

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Travelling With Baby During The Holidays

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Travelling during the holidays can be a pain no matter what. Long lines, weather delays, extra bags, and wet winter gear can make even the most even-tempered person cranky. Add in a fussing baby to that mix and it is…

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