Doulas of Broome County serves all of Broome County and some of Tioga County. 

That includes Binghamton, Vestal, Johnson City, Endwell, Endicott, Whitney Point,

Owego, and Apalachin.

September 25, 2019

Part of what sets Doulas of Broome County apart from other individual doulas and groups of doulas in our community is our availability. How could it TRULY be well-rounded or full spectrum support if night time parenting is just as (if not more) important as during the...

August 12, 2019

“Relax, you’re eating for two.”

I heard this phrase multiple times while pregnant. I also heard…

“Don’t worry about that third piece of pizza.”

“It's ok since it’s for baby…”

“You’re pregnant, enjoy eating as much as you want.”

It’s one of the most common pregnancy myths th...

November 21, 2017

When a our loved ones welcome a newborn into their family it is truly such a joyous occasion. Sometimes we get caught up in all the excitement and forget some key points in supporting and respecting them during their transition. Hopefully this pointers will help you he...

November 4, 2017

 The majority of families do not have a stay at home parent. In fact, 71% of children live with two working parents or a single parent.

The percentage of adult children caring for younger siblings has tripled over the past 15 years..

Nearly 1 in 4 employed women return t...

October 5, 2017

When we give birth we want it to be the best experience possible. It’s a sacred time that cannot be repeated. However, especially for first time parents, there is a good amount of fear surrounding the entire birth process from being afraid to poop when you push to the...

June 16, 2017

Dehydration- Staying hydrated, in general, is an essential to life. However, its significance increases during pregnancy. Add that to the effects of the hot weather and you have more of a challenge. The Institute of Medicine determined that women should drink about 2.2...

May 25, 2017

There is a lot of value in inviting a doula to join your birth team. It talks a lot about the impact having continuous support throughout labor and delivery can have on a birthing person. That is exactly what a doula is trained to do. They provide nonjudgmental, contin...

April 16, 2017

Weird question, right? How could the two possibly have enough similarities to get them confused? If a parent is experiencing any issues with their mental health they would just get help and there's no way it could ever get so bad. So bad that they might get mixed up wi...

October 9, 2016

Ten activities that will keep you busy this October

1) October is National Apple Month and, for you Apple Lovers out there, Apple Day at the market is on the 11th from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Come celebrate all things apple with stories, crafts, and recipes.  They’ll even h...

August 2, 2016

This year August 1st through the 7th is Annual World Breastfeeding Week. If you’re wonder why there is a week dedicated to breastfeeding every year, I’ll give you some background before getting to the good stuff.

The United States has one of the lowest rates of breastfe...

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