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[…]

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[…]

4th Trimester - Colorado Mountain Doulas

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[…]

Flying with a baby - Colorado Mountain Doulas

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[…]

cluster feeding - Colorado Mountain Doulas

What is Cluster Feeding and How Do I Survive it?

“My baby is using me as a pacifier!” “My baby wants to do nothing but nurse all day.” “My baby is a week old, but most nights I’m stuck nursing for what feels like hours at a time.” These questions come from almost every new parent as the shock of providing 24/7 on-demand infant care[…]

family visiting baby - Colorado Mountain Doulas

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[…]

pediatrican

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[…]

Sleep well with a newborn - Colorado Mountain Doulas

You Can Sleep Well With a Newborn

I know, that can be hard to believe. I wouldn’t have believed it myself when my kids were itty bitty newborns ahem 12-21 years ago….. No one told me there were ways to have help at night, even if I was breastfeeding. No one offered to come to stay with me and take care of[…]

Moving your family to Colorado - Colorado Mountain Doulas

So You’re Moving Your Family to Colorado

Along with many other families from all over the country, you’re thinking about relocating to beautiful Colorado. I may not be a Colorado “native” (that’s the first thing you need to know about Colorado – the people who were born and raised here refer to themselves as natives. It’s a thing. You’ll see the bumper[…]

Pregnant - What Happens Next - Colorado Mountain Doulas

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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