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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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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