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10 Questions to Ask Your Colorado Pediatrician

10 Questions to Ask Your Pediatrician The choice of a pediatrician to see your new baby is very personal and will have a huge impact on your family. After all, they may see your child for 18 years and help you through some tough situations during that time! You want to make sure you are[…]

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Pregnancy & Parenting Resources in Colorado

This Resource Guide will be revised regularly to provide you with the most up to date information. If you notice any missing links or would like to add something to the list, please comment below. In-Person Support Groups for Families in Colorado New Mom Haven Postpartum Support Circle Wednesdays 10:45 to 12:00 New Mother’s Support[…]

5 Things I Know About Bottle Feeding

Guest blog by Kate Herzel, professional doula and co-owner of Heartland Doulas. Congratulations! You’ve decided how you’re going to feed your baby, and we support your choice! Whether breast milk or formula, one thing is almost certain: You will probably feed your baby from a bottle, at some point. Here are five things I know about bottle[…]

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What if I Don’t WANT to Breastfeed?

Then you don’t have to. It really is as simple as that. Over the last few years the push to get back to breastfeeding and increase the rates of long term breastfeeding has increased at a steady pace. We all know why it’s important, we all know the science, but there are many many reasons[…]

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Breastfeeding Sabotage in the 4th Trimester Part 5

So far in this series we’ve discussed how what you do in pregnancy, labor, and immediate hours after your baby is born can affect your breastfeeding relationship. Today we’re going to discuss the sabotage you may come across in your fourth trimester (the first three months after baby is born) and for the rest of your breastfeeding relationship. Having a Colorado Lactation Consultant come visit you in[…]

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Baby Led Weaning – Beyond the Purees

Colorado Springs mom Michelle Rodriguez is no stranger to babies and food. Michelle is a Colorado La Leche League leader and mom to Remy, age 4. She is an incredibly knowledgable individual who is compassionate as well as driven to help parents in our city. She is also a respected instructor for Baby Led Weaning classes, helping families decide how to feed first[…]