Adventures in Babysitting

The safety issue you probably haven't thought of.

I took a client’s twins out for a walk in the stroller so she could get some much needed rest. If you’ve ever been to New York City, especially near Central Park, you know that there are some CA-RAZY drivers who will run you over as soon as look at you. While attempting to cross…

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Are you just an overpaid babysitter?

When I try to explain what I do as a postpartum doula, I get all kinds of comparisons. I don’t blame people, it’s a hard job to describe and even harder to understand (unless you’ve been a new mom. Then you compare us to things like superheroes and guardian angels). Often, people say “Are you…

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Who was your "first"?

Your first time can be a bit nerve-wracking. You don’t know what to expect, you don’t know if it’s the right time, if you’re ready, if it will hurt…. and you don’t know if you’ve chosen the right person to be with you for this monumental life transition. Of course, I am talking about the…

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