Parenting is hard work and you deserve a chance to spoil yourself.
Don't know where to start?
We put together a list of activities to help jumpstart your new and improved self care routine around the Westchester area.
Plan a trip to the big apple.
You can only pick up so many legos before you go crazy. You deserve a day with other adults. Get dolled up with your girlfriends and head to a lunch date in the big apple. Visit the MoMA or the Botanical Gardens for some visual stimulation and inspiration. After lunch, why not have dessert somewhere else? The world is your oyster and it's YOUR day out.
Have you been dodging your reflection lately? Sounds like you need a trip to the spa for a refreshing facial. Angelface Day Spa has you covered...Read more
With a baby in tow, 'hands free' is more important than ever and baby wearing frees up your hands while safely snuggling your baby against your body. The right baby wearing sling can be a comfortable option for you and your baby while supporting your little ones delicate joints.
Some baby wearing options fit similar to a front facing backpack with clips and over the shoulder straps, while others are more like a scarf wrapped strategically around the mother's body. Criteria when choosing how you'll wear your baby should include:
Support for your baby's spine, neck and hips
Comfort on the wearers back and shoulders
The only way to find out what works best for you is to try different styles to see what you're most comfortable with. Every parent's preferences are different when it comes to baby wearing, so don't be nervous to test a variety of brands to find the perfect fit for you and baby.
It seems like no matter how you choose to feed your baby, there's always someone with something to say about it.
You're damned if you do and you're damned if you don't.
The big kicker is, most of this judgment is coming from other parents!
When did feeding a baby become the root of such a heated debate? These little babes have to eat!
Since the haters are gonna hate, we're gonna keep doing what we do best and keeping it judgement free. We aren't the only ones fighting the good fight and there's more celebrities speaking out against the hate and promoting the empowerment of mothers.
Criticism with public breastfeeding, or breastfeeding in general, can be an ugly. Women should not have to be worried about disgruntled onlookers judging them for 'indecent exposure'. Breastfeeding is a natural process and until women's bodies can be seen as creators and not sexual objects, there will...Read more
Northeast Doulas is proud to provide families in the Greenwich, Fairfield, Westchester, NYC areas (and beyond) with the best trained most experienced doulas available.
Clients of Northeast Doulas enjoy the benefits that our professional and compassionate doulas bring to them in both labor and on the postpartum side. The staff of Northeast Doulas offers labor support in the birthplace of your choice (hospital or home), and postpartum support from 4 - 24 hours per day.