HomeBirth

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...

Having a Home Birth in the Hospital

by Nicole Buratti, HBCE, CLD, CCBE, RPYT, RYT So you found out you're pregnant and you are thinking about where to have your baby.  You would love a home birth but aren't sure if it's for you. You would feel comfortable in a hospital knowing all...

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,...