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I’m Pregnant. What Do I Do Now?

It’s so easy to become overwhelmed with all the things people say you need to do once you’re carrying another human inside of you. I assure you, everyone from your relatives to someone you bump into from high school to the guy behind you in the checkout line has an opinion about your pregnancy that[…]

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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[…]

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Save the Babies – Newborn Screening in Colorado

I met Sarah Wilkerson when I was hired as a postpartum doula to help welcome her daughter home. Sarah was blessed with three children but I would only be helping with two. Sarah says she learned the importance of newborn screening the hard way. As a mother who chose a natural birth path, including Bradley[…]

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Interview with Dr. Kurt Perkins DC CCWP FMT

The first time I ever heard Dr. Kurt speak, it was at a Birth Network meeting at the local library. The topic was on vaccines, a highly controversial topic to begin with, and one that Dr. Kurt is not only well versed in but well known FOR as well. The thing that stood out to[…]

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What Is a Doula?

This question instantly makes me think of the above quote I read about a year ago. Preparing for birth can be compared to planning to climb a 14er (a mountain over 14,000 ft). It’s hard work. It takes planning, determination, endurance, and stamina. You wouldn’t just take off on a climb without any preparation. A[…]

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How To Become a Doula in Colorado………or anywhere else for that matter.

First things first. Becoming a Doula requires doula training, and, if you want to be taken seriously as a professional, you should get certified.  To be taken seriously in the industry, and to be ready to get to work as soon as your training is over, take an in person training. Anyone can read about childbirth[…]