Author: Deb

23 Aug Natural Alternatives to Induce Labor

During this morning’s class, one of the students proudly announced that today was her due date. She was anxiously awaiting the start of her labor and excited to meet her baby. (I think there was equal excitement about the idea of not being pregnant anymore!)...

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25 Jun 7 “Tricks of the Trade” to Help You Have a Better Labor!

I have been attending births for almost 4 years and have picked up some “trade secrets” along the way. Here are some ideas to try to help make your labor more comfortable, less painful and (hopefully) shorter. 1. Heat – I typically bring a hot...

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30 May My Job as a Doula: The Most Rewarding Experience

My journey into this career was quite unexpected. I became a doula after a student, an OB doing her fellowship at a NYC hospital, invited me to observe birth. Having not given birth myself, I was very curious to see it first hand....

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