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An Interview with Fertility Specialist, Dr. Marie Werner, M.D., FACOG, HCLD/TS(ABB)

Needing to go the Fertility Specialist route can be nerve-wracking for some because if you're anything like most of us, you fear the unknown. In this interview with Dr. Marie Werner, MD, FACOG,HCLD/TS(ABB) of Reproductive Medicine Associates of NJ (RMA NJ) I want to introduce you to a sweet...

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...

Swollen Feet During Pregnancy

Swelling during pregnancy is a common ailment and can be very uncomfortable. When a woman is pregnant, her body goes through many changes. Some are beautiful and feel good. Others, not so much.  Many pregnant women experience swelling due to their body producing 50% more...

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,...