Pregnancy Wellness

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...

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...

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...

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,...

My Struggle with Postpartum Depression

by Nicole Buratti, HBCE, LCCE, RPYT, CLD, CCBE, eRYT Having a Baby is Supposed to be the Happiest Time in Your Life Today is the 10th anniversary of my realization that I had postpartum depression. I don't say diagnosis. It was a realization that something wasn't right...