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Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   01-06-2012, 11:06 AM
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Views: 2,261
Posted By BrooklynDoula
Hi!

Hi!
Forum: Doulas   01-18-2011, 10:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 634
Posted By BrooklynDoula
Congrats. I am also a PhD turned doula. Here are...

Congrats. I am also a PhD turned doula. Here are the things I think you should consider:
 
1. Who is certifying most of the other doulas in your area? If everyone seems to be DONA, then it might...
Forum: Doulas   01-10-2011, 01:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 799
Posted By BrooklynDoula
While I agree that doulas are non-medical and...

While I agree that doulas are non-medical and that having a doula at your birth would not change it being a UC, i would still not attend a UC as a doula (or as a friend). I have training in...
Forum: Birth Professionals   11-06-2010, 11:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,469
Posted By BrooklynDoula
I am the Director of a doula co-op in NYC and we...

I am the Director of a doula co-op in NYC and we have nearly 30 doulas working in the co-op. We have a tiered system based on experience and I think our fees are really appropriate for NYC (and...
Forum: Birth Professionals   10-02-2010, 10:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 908
Posted By BrooklynDoula
I had a funny experience this weekend. My name...

I had a funny experience this weekend. My name is Megan and my client had the exact say name (but w each pronounced it a bit differently). The poor midwife was getting so confused! (She did not know...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   06-19-2010, 10:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,173
Posted By BrooklynDoula
I haven't seen any of the midwives changing how...

I haven't seen any of the midwives changing how they take clients. I think they are all continuing and hoping for positive changes soon.
Forum: Birth Professionals   05-12-2010, 03:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 657
Posted By BrooklynDoula
Thanks everyone! I will pass this on to her!

Thanks everyone! I will pass this on to her!
Forum: Birth Professionals   05-12-2010, 03:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,307
Posted By BrooklynDoula
Lots of great ideas but I want to stress again...

Lots of great ideas but I want to stress again that ideally you would choose different words to reference the ceremony that you are wanting to create.
Forum: Birth Professionals   05-07-2010, 11:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 657
Posted By BrooklynDoula
A good friend of mine who has not yet had any...

A good friend of mine who has not yet had any children has become really concerned about whether she will be able to have a vaginal birth or not. Anyhow, she is nervous to ask people because she is...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   05-05-2010, 12:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 854
Posted By BrooklynDoula
Maybe through priceline using the name your...

Maybe through priceline using the name your price function. The free parking part is non-existant. There os street parking throughout the city but you will have to compete with others for it. All...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   05-05-2010, 12:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 715
Posted By BrooklynDoula
Cathy Genna? I don't know who you ahve already...

Cathy Genna? I don't know who you ahve already seen, but I can happily offer recommendations from the people my clients have had the greatest success with. Feel free to email or PM me.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-12-2010, 08:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 595
Posted By BrooklynDoula
Thought I would bump this.

Thought I would bump this.
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   04-12-2010, 08:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,173
Posted By BrooklynDoula
Lenox Hill could use some midwives!

Lenox Hill could use some midwives!
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   04-07-2010, 01:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,173
Posted By BrooklynDoula
Tamara is amazing! And Maureen is great...

Tamara is amazing!

And Maureen is great also, although she must be moving hospitals at this point (perhaps to NY Downtown?).
Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-05-2010, 06:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 595
Posted By BrooklynDoula
Your welcome! If someone signs up, let me...

Your welcome!

If someone signs up, let me know. I'd love to know if you enjoy it.

M
Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-04-2010, 06:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 595
Posted By BrooklynDoula
I got a free offer from the makers of this...

I got a free offer from the makers of this company and thought other folks here might be interested also. It's a service that offers a new way for couples and friends to save money together for...
Forum: Birth Professionals   03-28-2010, 01:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,138
Posted By BrooklynDoula
I have only worked with women how have had...

I have only worked with women how have had surgery previously for VV and they have had no problems at all, but again, they had already sought out other treatments for the VV when they gave birth.
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   03-19-2010, 10:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 917
Posted By BrooklynDoula
Boing Boing has a little and they should be...

Boing Boing has a little and they should be close to you (6th ave and union), as do a couple other local stores, but MetroMinis is really your best bet.
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   03-11-2010, 09:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 378
Posted By BrooklynDoula
I moderate a listserv of homebirth mamas in NYC,...

I moderate a listserv of homebirth mamas in NYC, you might post this there as well!

Email this to subscribe:

NYCHomebirth-subscribe@yahoogroups.com
Forum: Family Safety   03-03-2010, 12:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 345
Posted By BrooklynDoula
Wonderful, thanks for the recommendations!

Wonderful, thanks for the recommendations!
Forum: Family Safety   02-27-2010, 12:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 345
Posted By BrooklynDoula
My mom needs to buy two car seats for almost 2...

My mom needs to buy two car seats for almost 2 year old twins (approx 25 pounds now) for infrequent car rides with her. She wants something really safe but she is also having some sticker shock with...
Forum: Birth Professionals   02-24-2010, 09:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,109
Posted By BrooklynDoula
Perhaps you could wear these to your births?...

Perhaps you could wear these to your births? Subtle (since no one sees them).

http://www.cafepress.com/+epidurals_...thong,27650519...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   02-24-2010, 06:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 627
Posted By BrooklynDoula
Julie Rosen! I second that recommendation.

Julie Rosen! I second that recommendation.
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   02-20-2010, 02:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 496
Posted By BrooklynDoula
Haya Brant would be the best person for you to...

Haya Brant would be the best person for you to talk with. She does the billing for most of the Homebirth Midwives and could speak to you more specifically about your own insurance place and issues...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   02-19-2010, 02:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 822
Posted By BrooklynDoula
You should go meet her. She is really friendly...

You should go meet her. She is really friendly and acessible. I have not met her in person but exchanged emails with her and she seemed very nice. You could even email her some of your questions:
...
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