4 Hospitals in 4 Weeks : South County Hospital

After touring and blogging about many hospitals and options for birth in Rhode Island, we decided to add an extra bonus stop on our 4 Hospitals in 4 Weeks tour – here is our blog review on South County Hospital! I have only gone to South County Hospital twice in my life. Once after I deeply cut my foot on a seashell at the beach, and another time at college when I thought I had mono (turned out I was…

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What Is A Postpartum Doula?

My hubby and I attended a “Meet the Doulas Night” hosted by the Doulas of Rhode Island. There we learned about birth doulas, and postpartum doulas. Below is my opinion of what a postpartum doula is and does. From what I hear, one of the chief complaints new parents have is the overwhelming fear and confusion that occurs when they take home their tiny baby from the hospital. Gone are the helpful nurses, who are there to show you how…

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