Northeast Doulas Blog
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.
The groundhog really wasn't playing when he called for more winter.
We were hoping he was.
After the blizzard of 2017 unleashed it's wrath on the Northeast, we're still feeling some residual cabin fever as they continue to clean up the aftermath. While we're at home cleaning up the war zone left behind after the kids were home from school for several days in a row, we're all...Read more
Of course St. Patrick's Day is a celebration of rich Irish heritage, but it's also one of the nation's biggest celebrations of beer, wine and spirits.
If you're breastfeeding you might not be raising your glass to a cheers just yet.
There's a lot of conversation surrounding an occasional drink while breastfeeding, and we're setting out to give you some facts and resources that can help you decide to have that St. Patrick's Day beverage or not. Drinking while breastfeeding is...Read more