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Placenta Encapsulation Denver Colorado

Why Would You Eat Your Placenta?

Seriously. Why would you? Maybe you Googled placenta encapsulation in Colorado because you heard about it somewhere and you need to know more. Maybe you or your partner aren’t completely sold yet. Maybe you’ve made your decision and you’re curious if there are other things you haven’t thought about. Whatever brought you here, welcome! I[…]

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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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Interview with Dr. Kurt Perkins DC CCWP FMT

The first time I ever heard Dr. Kurt speak, it was at a Birth Network meeting at the local library. The topic was on vaccines, a highly controversial topic to begin with, and one that Dr. Kurt is not only well versed in but well known FOR as well. The thing that stood out to[…]

become a doula

How To Become a Doula in Colorado………or anywhere else for that matter.

First things first. Becoming a Doula requires doula training, and, if you want to be taken seriously as a professional, you should get certified.  To be taken seriously in the industry, and to be ready to get to work as soon as your training is over, take an in person training. Anyone can read about childbirth[…]

breastfeeding

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[…]

breastfeeding

Breastfeeding Sabotage, An American Epidemic Part1

Is your breastfeeding relationship being sabotaged? Are you sure? Are you unknowingly sabotaging someone else’s breastfeeding relationship? How do you know? I am a labor doula, postpartum and infant care doula and childbirth educator. I am a mother of three with a variety of breastfeeding experiences. Over twenty years ago my own breastfeeding relationship was sabotaged[…]

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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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Suburban Homestead January 2011

1-30-10 It’s January 30th an Spring is officially 50 days away, but if you are a gardener, or hope to become a gardener this year, your Spring garden should already be on your mind. If you live in a mild climate like I do January and February can send you on a planning roller coaster.[…]