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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
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Getting Your Groove Thing Back after Baby

You’ve delivered your baby, figured out the whole feeding and burping thing, and settled into something vaguely resembling a routine. You’re healed up and doing human activities again. Well, most of them. The six-week mark on the calendar is looming and you’re not quite sure how to feel… That’s right, we’re talking about the first
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So Your Significant Other Wants to Hire a Doula…A Partner’s Guide by Colorado Mountain Doulas

What the heck is a doula? Why does your partner want one, and what does that mean for you? Don’t worry. There is a lot of interesting information you’ll hear and learn while your baby is busy growing ears and knees, but lucky for you, a DOULA is one thing you’ll be happy to learn more
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To Swaddle or Not to Swaddle…….Why is it a Question?

Let’s talk about one of the many magical secrets of Colorado postpartum doulas, newborn care specialists and night nannies…………SWADDLING. The act of swaddling newborns has been going on for as long as babies have been being born. Wrapping a sweet little newborn up in snug, soft cloth has many benefits. Swaddling can calm a fussy baby faster
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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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5 Things I Know About Infant Sleep

Professional doula, Gwendolyn Mccomsey shares her secrets for infant sleep on today’s guest blog. Psst…..I have a secret to tell you. Did you know that you don’t have to suffer with never ending sleepless nights as a parent of a newborn? It’s true. You can set yourself up to have long stretches of sleep pretty
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