Should I Sleep Train My Baby?

Should I Sleep Train My Baby? – Postpartum Doulas in Colorado Springs

Should I Sleep Train My Baby?   Being a postpartum doula and a mother, every single day I read a post or an article online somewhere about sleep training babies, and there are ALWAYS very big emotions and opinions around it. Parents post in local groups asking Why won’t my baby sleep? What do I
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What It’s Like To Have A Colorado Mountain Doula Labor Doula At Your Birth

What Does it Look Like to Have a Colorado Mountain  Doula at Your Birth?   You’ve probably at least heard of a doula before. You know that they are hired support persons for labor and delivery and that they’ll probably rub your back and help you breathe through the contractions. But what could having one
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Routine Newborn Procedures in Colorado

If you’ve taken a childbirth class, read books, or watched videos about pregnancy and labor, you’re probably pretty familiar with most of the testing and procedures which you can expect when having a newborn. But what should you expect for your baby, once they arrive? Here is some information regarding routine newborn procedures in Colorado
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The 4th Trimester 411

4th Trimester Information In our society, we make a big fuss over pregnancy. We do lots of research, ask our doctors before even thinking of trying a new food or activity, and write detailed birth plans for our special day. But strangely enough, few of us ever take the time to study and prepare for
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Getting Your Groove Thing Back after Baby

You’ve delivered your baby, figured out the whole feeding and burping thing, and settled into something vaguely resembling a routine. You’re healed up and doing human activities again. Well, most of them. The six-week mark on the calendar is looming and you’re not quite sure how to feel… That’s right, we’re talking about the first
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5 Tips for Flying with a Baby in CO

Whether your baby is a few weeks old or several months old, when you realize that you’re about to go on Baby’s First Plane Trip you might get a little nervous. What if the baby gets hungry? What if she cries and the other passengers are rude about it? Am I supposed to take the
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I Might Have Mastitis: What Should I Do?

Mastitis: a funny-sounding word for a not-so-funny condition. All too many nursing mothers have experienced rapid-onset breast pain, fever, and chills that mark a breast infection. Let’s learn a little more about this common mother’s problem – what it is, and what you should do if you have mastitis. What is Mastitis? Simply put, mastitis
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Handling Family and Visitors Your First Two Weeks Home

The first two weeks after bringing home baby are sweet and special, but they can also be a little nerve-racking. Are they eating enough? Pooping enough? Is this stream of visitors bringing in cold and flu germs? As a parent, you have the right and prerogative to determine who will visit during this time, and
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