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Super Bowl 50 Baby!

That’s right, the big 5-0 and our own Broncos are in it to win it! The excitement at my house is palpable as the men get ready to celebrate by eating all the food and screaming at the t.v. I, however, will be spending tonight with a very special newborn, taking care of him so
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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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Colorado Mountain Doulas Presents: New Baby Must Haves

Our 5 Postpartum Must Haves   You’ve made it through the first few months of exhaustion and excitement and you may or may not know if you’re having a boy or girl. So…what’s next? Planning for a baby can be overwhelming and daunting — especially when you think of all the gadgets and beautiful things that
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What Is a Doula?

This question instantly makes me think of the above quote I read about a year ago. Preparing for birth can be compared to planning to climb a 14er (a mountain over 14,000 ft). It’s hard work. It takes planning, determination, endurance, and stamina. You wouldn’t just take off on a climb without any preparation. A
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Breastfeeding Sabotage Begins in the Womb part2

In August I made a quick post about the many ways our breastfeeding relationships tend to get sabotaged here in the US. Some are intentional, but most are not. Now I’d like to go into a little bit more detail on the first sabotage-SELF sabotage in the womb. Many people want to know what is
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New Journey, New Life

It’s a wonderful feeling to discover your true calling. It feels like….peace. For the first time in my life I feel like I know where I’m going and I know how to get there. I actually discovered my calling to be a doula about 11.5 years ago when my second son was born but only
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