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Adding a Member to the Family

When a baby is born he or she creates parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, brothers, and sisters. Each and every person in the family now has, sometimes for the first time, a new role.  Wanting to write about this came back … Continue reading

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Mayor Bloomberg’s Breastfeeding Initiative for NYC Hospitals

Thoughts (My 2 cents) on Breastfeeding Initiative in NYC (Aug. 22, 2012) This subject has gotten a great deal of national, perhaps even international, attention over recent weeks – in the written media as well as radio and television and … Continue reading

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What is a Doula?

WHAT IS A DOULA? It is a unique word!! It happens to be a Greek word, and it means “woman’s servant.”  In ancient times, the doula would attend to the needs of the woman of the house.  Today, we find a … Continue reading

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