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As I sit here on the morning of Wednesday November 19th, in Guangzhou China across from my friend / business partner, Randy Patterson, I can’t help but think that my life, but really the lives of all doulas across the world is about to change… 

This is the morning that Randy will stand on stage (with her interpreter) and give her presentation on Doula Care in The United States, to an enormous audience of doctors, hospital administrators, nurses, and midwives, at The Fifth China Maternal and Child Health Summit.... Read more


Dear Mean Girls,

You have taken away our power for the last time.

Your judgmental, self-righteous comments will no longer impact us in a negative way.

They will no longer make us question ourselves, our abilities or our value.

As little girls, you tormented us in school in front of our peers. You were deliberate about undermining us and embarrassing us any time you had the opportunity.... Read more


Hudson Valley Hospital 

presents....

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You gave birth!

You did it!

You really did it!

She’s beautiful. She’s finally here. You are absolutely blown away by the experience and this perfect little baby that has been placed on your chest. Your partner cries, you cry, you have never been more filled with love and excitement in your entire life when suddenly your doctor says… “ok, I need you to give me a little push”.

You follow his or her direction and you bear down.

You feel that second life force move through your body.... Read more


I never had the desire to go to Hawaii.

It just wasn't on my list of places to go. I had no interest in going there for my honeymoon or any other vacation for that matter. In my mind, I had a picture of what Hawaii looked like and that was good enough for me. I didn't have anything against Hawaii it just wasn't my thing…

That said, Hawaii is my mental “go to” place. I have been to my own Hawaii a handful of times.

I didn’t board a plane.

I didn’t fly across the country.

Instead, I had a baby…

Stay with me here for a moment.... Read more


Spend Saturday morning 8:30am- NOON, April 5th with Northeast Doulas and friends!

Come and celebrate our 2nd annual “NO CHILD WET BEHIND” Diaper Drive and fundraiser! The very needy beneficiary of our diaper collection will be The Westchester Coalition For The Hungry And Homeless so be sure and bring the biggest bag of diapers possible!

Did you know…... Read more


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