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Postpartum Doula Costs, Services & Pricing

    The cost of doulas varies within the field. There are both Doula Agencies and Independent Doulas which allows for a wide difference in cost. Doulas are trained in the “normal." They are non-medical support persons. A good doula is instinctively...

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Night Nurses in Connecticut

    Sleep Through the Night One of the most challenging things about having a new baby is sleep deprivation.  Many new parents are surprised and dismayed as to how little sleep they will get once the baby comes home.  A newborn’s need to feed and how often...

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Postpartum Care Plan: Recovery Tips For New Mothers

    When a woman is expecting she will find much information about caring for herself during pregnancy and preparing for labor. She will be watched and monitored through both of these phases of giving birth. One thing sorely lacking in the process, though,...

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Preventing Postpartum Depression and Anxiety

    Many expectant mothers worry about having postpartum depression which often reveals itself as intense anxiety. If a pregnant woman has a family member who has experienced it or if a woman has experienced depression in her own life, she may have some real...

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3 Helpful Tips for First Mothers

    Many first time mothers spend time researching about their pregnancy and much thought into what the new baby will be like – and for good reason! It is exciting to be pregnant and to imagine who your new little person will be. Often, though, new moms are...

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Doula History: Origins, Culture, and Postpartum Rituals

    The word “Doula” is a Greek word that literally means “female slave for the child-bearing woman.” Today the word has come to mean “One who mothers the mother.” A pregnant woman will be given excellent prenatal care and classes to inform her about what to...

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4 Benefits of Hiring an Overnight Postpartum Doula

    Uninterrupted sleep One of the biggest contributors to a new mom feeling overwhelmed, exhausted and unhappy is the lack of restful sleep. When you don’t sleep a minimum of four hours straight, it is impossible to feel good the next day. Having an...

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New Mothers With Asperger’s Syndrome – What to Expect

    What A Normal Postpartum Looks Like? What to expect from you and your baby? MothersCare Doula Services of CT was given the privilege of being referred to a new mom who has Asperger’s Syndrome. We’ve been learning what the needs of a new mom are for one...

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Should You Hire a Labor Doula?

    What do the studies show? When continuous labor support was provided by a doula, women experienced a: 31% decrease in the use of Pitocin 28% decrease in the risk of C-section 12% increase in the likelihood of a spontaneous vaginal birth 9% decrease in...

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