What Room Temperature is Best for my Baby?

Adjusting the room temperature can be tricky between cohabitating people. Some like it warmer, while others prefer a cooler temperature. But what about your baby? She can’t yet tell us her preference, and with various recommendations from friends, family, and good ol’ Google it can be challenging to know what temperature to set your airContinue reading “What Room Temperature is Best for my Baby?”

My Water Broke… Now What??

By Doulas of Shanghai I vividly remember the first time I saw someone’s water breaking on TV. I was about eight years old, watching Coneheads at my friend’s house. The mother announces the “birth spasm” is about to being, there is a massive gush of water, flooding through the kitchen and out the door. TheContinue reading “My Water Broke… Now What??”

Eight Ways Your Postpartum Doula Supports You

Written by Doulas of Shanghai It’s the big day. The day that you’ve been waiting nine months for… Your beautiful baby is here! She coos in your arms and searches for your breast while you and your partner look lovingly on. Her fingers and toes are tiny, like a doll’s, but her grip around yourContinue reading “Eight Ways Your Postpartum Doula Supports You”