Do Doulas Support Home Births?

Q: Do you attend home births? A: Yes, doulas can attend home births. They provide emotional and physical support for the birthing person and their family, help them understand their options during labor and delivery, and provide reassurance and encouragement. We find that this question comes up a lot, from both home and hospital birth
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Do Doulas Support Hospital Births?

Q:  Do you support hospital births? A: Yes, doulas can attend hospital births. They provide emotional and physical support for the birthing person and their family, help them understand their options during labor and delivery, and provide reassurance and encouragement.  We attend all types of births, from planned unmedicated to planned cesarean and everything in
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How Is Your Placenta Encapsulation Service Different?

Q:  Your price for placenta encapsulation is higher than expected, why is that? A: We do encapsulation a little bit differently here at Colorado Mountain Doulas! To ensure the safest possible processing, your placenta never leaves your side, being packed directly into your transportation kit at your bedside and processed in your home to protect
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Will a Doula Help me with Household Chores?

Q: What kinds of chores can doulas help with? A: This answer can vary quite a bit from provider to provider, as some of our daytime Doulas love to cook, organize and run errands, while others prefer to focus on supporting the family in other ways. This can also vary based on the support your
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Where do the Doulas Sleep Overnight?

Q:  Where does the doula sleep? What kind of accommodations do I need for a postpartum doula overnight? A: Doulas rest when babies are resting overnight, just as parents and other caregivers would. To correctly follow the AAP guidelines for safe sleep, and to ensure that we can respond to your baby as quickly as
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