HypnoBirthing

PCOS: There is Help.

  Did you know that an estimated five million women of childbearing age in the United States have PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome)? Chances are that because of its prevalence you may have had it yourself, know someone who has, or at the very least, you’ve heard...

Clogged duct

Breastfeeding: Clogged Duct

So many of us have had that unbelievable pain of the clogged duct, or have read about it in the local Breastfeeding Group on Facebook. You name it: Badass Breastfeeders, La Leche League, Breastfeeding Your Way. When it comes to the plugged duct, we will...

Nicole Buratti: The Doula Wears Prada

Nicole Buratti, Fertility Lifestyle Coach, Childbirth Educator, Prenatal Yoga Teacher and Labor Doula. How Did Doula Work Find You? This is how it happened: It FOUND me! I was teaching prenatal yoga and wanted to be a better prenatal yoga teacher so I signed up for a...

Seven Natural Ways to Relieve Heartburn in Pregnancy

[caption id="attachment_1159" align="aligncenter" width="664"] Heartburn During Pregnancy[/caption] Last week on the blog, you read my take on Gestational Diabetes. This week's blog topic is on heartburn during pregnancy.  Heartburn during pregnancy is a mystery to some and simply an old wives tale to too many of...

My Response to Lowering the Cesarean Rate in NJ

Have you seen the article "What's behind N.J.'s high rate of C-sections?", originally written for NorthJersey.com?  The article is a very important read if you are planning to have a baby in the state of NJ. Statistically speaking, New Jersey is one of the worst places to...

Elliot’s Easy, All Natural HypnoBirth®

by Hannah, Elijah and Elliot's Mom The days leading up to Elliott's birth were really emotional for me, I was getting more impatient by the second and by the day before my due date I felt hopeless. Elijah, my first baby, came two weeks early.  What...

Birth: A Better Chance than Winning the $700M Powerball Jackpot

by Nicole Buratti, HBCE, LCCE, RPYT, CLD, CCBE, CLE, HBFE, eRYT200 I was having a conversation with two yogini moms after Prenatal Yoga on Wednesday morning about what birth really looks like.  Jen and Nikki were chatting when I chimed it. Nikki is a crunchy home-birthing, second-time mom,...