Evidence Based Medicine

Birth Myth #1: You Can’t Eat During Labor

I am writing this series of birth myths to try to dispel some of the untruths that the obstetric world has passed off as reality to unsuspecting mothers. The point of this series is to use evidence based research to answer questions about birth not to just simply rely on ‘its-always-been-done-that-way’ as a reason to […]

Eating This Will Help You Get Over The Baby Blues

Little did you know that your precious little one’s arrival would also come with the hormonal earthquake known as the baby blues and for many post partum depression. Eating your placenta, or more popularly eating placenta pills, is an easy, effective and natural way of minimizing the effects of your hormonal imbalance after birth.

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20 Natural Morning Sickness Remedies


So, what can you do to get rid of morning sickness? New York Doula has compiled 20 easy and natural remedies to cure morning sickness and get on with your life.

When you heard you were pregnant you were elated at the thought of your baby growing peacefully in your body. What you didn’t realize […]

What Is A Doula?

A doula, pronounced like Paula Abdul-a, is an experienced labor companion that offers emotional, physical, psychological and spiritual support to a laboring mother. Studies confirm that a doula’s presence decreases labor pain, labor length and generally results in a happier healthier baby and mother.