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The MicroBiome in Your Own Home

Microwhat? Have you heard this word before? A few years ago a short documentary came out called MicroBirth. The trailer describes it as: “Investigating the latest scientific research about the microscopic events happening during childbirth. These events could have life-long consequences for the health of our children and potentially could even impact mankind.” It’s a
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Live in Postpartum Care in Colorado

Just about any conversations you have with a new parent will, at some point, involve the words. “I haven’t had a shower in __ days!” Before you have children, simple things like when to shower, seem trivial and automatic. Really, other than planning to take stuff with you for after a workout at the gym,
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Colorado Mountain Doulas Doulas are Not Birth Advocates

You heard me. This agency does not hire birth advocates and we do not advocate for our clients. Instead, we support our clients and give them the tools to ADVOCATE FOR THEMSELVES. Advocating FOR someone implies that they are unable to do it for themselves. Advocates are for animals and children and those who otherwise
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Interview With ICAN President LaQuitha Glass

In the last week of #Cesareanawarenessmonth I took some time to chat with LaQuitha Glass, current President of the International Cesarean Awareness Network via email about ICAN, and its importance in an ever changing birth environment. The International Cesarean Awareness Network, Inc. (ICAN) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to: Improve maternal-child health by preventing unnecessary
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Breastfeeding Sabotage in Immediate Postpartum Part4

As mentioned in my previous posts in this series, breastfeeding sabotage can happen at any time. It can begin in the womb, or during labor. Most often, it begins in immediate postpartum, right after the baby is born. No matter where you have your baby, whether you have a home birth or hospital birth, the immediate
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