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Colorado Mountain Guide to Date Night In!

On Friday we posted a little poll on our social media pages. The overwhelming response to this age-old Valentine’s Day question was……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. Staying in! We’ve discovered that this is a common theme among parents with young children. While we fully believe that each and every one of you DESERVES a romantic night away from the[…]

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Babies Don’t Wait for Service Members to Come Home

While you are serving far away, be comforted; we are standing beside them at the end of this journey. While you are missing your heart back home have faith; we are holding space for you in the labor room. While you are watching via Skype or FaceTime; we are holding the iPad for you to see, hear and[…]

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What if I Don’t WANT to Breastfeed?

Then you don’t have to. It really is as simple as that. Over the last few years the push to get back to breastfeeding and increase the rates of long term breastfeeding has increased at a steady pace. We all know why it’s important, we all know the science, but there are many many reasons[…]

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Loved Ones and a New Baby

Everyone loves having family and friends to help after bringing a new baby home.  It’s such a special time, of course all your loved ones want to meet and hold that new baby.  But what about the groceries, laundry, dishes, and older siblings?  Life still needs to be managed, schedules still need to be maintained.[…]

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The Last the Thing You Want to Think About During Pregnancy

The last thing you want to think about during pregnancy…no, not that. Exercise. Yep, exercise. You’re spending all of your energy on growing a human inside of you, the last thing you want to think about is peeling yourself off the sofa at night or rolling out of the bed extra early. But exercising during a[…]

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Babywearing After Cesarean Birth

Often mothers do not know about their options for babywearing after a cesarean, even if their cesarean was planned. The recovery can often be more difficult than expected, both physically and emotionally, making babywearing more difficult as a result. The good news is that with minor adjustments, babywearing can be relatively simple and safe for mothers who have just had surgery.

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Cesarean Birth: How a Doula Can Help

A lot of times we hear about people saying they don’t need a doula  because they will be having a scheduled cesarean birth for one reason or another. The impression is that doulas only helps people who are having or wanting a completely natural birth. Ironically, in some natural birth or home birth circles the[…]

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The Colorado Mountain Doulas Philosophy

You know what they say about opinions right? Everyone has one…….. This is a very common question that we get in interviews. Part of that is because for years there have been lists floating around with “Questions to Ask Your Doula”. One of those questions has always been, “What is your birth philosophy.” This questions[…]