Northeast Doulas Blog
We got plenty of April showers and now it's time for all the gorgeous May flowers!
Whether you're starting some seeds for your veggie garden or adding some vibrant spring blooms around your mailbox, gardening can be a whole lot of fun for the whole family. Kids love to get their hands dirty and watch their plants grow to produce flowers and fruit and parents can appreciate their enthusiasm for the enviornment and their excitment to eat all the healthy veggies they harvest.
Since spring planting season is...Read more
It's that time of year again!
Easter is the first big holiday that officially celebrates the changing of the seasons and the birth of spring.
Whether you're celebrating Easter as a religious holiday, a gathering of family or anything in between, rich family traditions make the holiday so much sweeter and more meaningful. We put together a list of fun traditions that many families call their own and some that might be completely new!
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Let's just get this out of the way.
What is Passover?
Passover is the eight day observance that marks the hardships, exodus and liberation of the Israelites from Egypt.
Many families celebrate passover in different ways, depending on what traditions their families have chosen to adopt. In most homes, Passover is celebrated with family gatherings, a meal of specific foods and often a series of prayers and readings. This is the...Read more
We're always setting out to embrace birthing techniques that are more comfortable for mom while staying safe for baby.
One of these birthing styles that is becoming increasingly popular is the beautiful experience of water birth. Many families seek the comfort that water birth provides and at Hudson Valley Hospital, the commitment to safe water birth is second to none.