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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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Sleeping Safely with Your New Baby

As Professional doulas and overnight infant care providers in Colorado, we regularly get questions like: “How should I organize my nursery?” “What should I put on my baby registry?” “What do I REALLY need to buy for my newborn?” But the most asked question is “How do I put my baby to sleep?” Sometimes this
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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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Live in Postpartum Care in Colorado

Just about any conversations you have with a new parent will, at some point, involve the words. “I haven’t had a shower in __ days!” Before you have children, simple things like when to shower, seem trivial and automatic. Really, other than planning to take stuff with you for after a workout at the gym,
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Parenting Twins: Personal Experience from Three Colorado Families

We love working with multiples families, walking alongside them through their birthing year and beyond. We’d like to take a look at what it’s like for Colorado parents of twins and celebrate the many varied ways that parents handle this special family dynamic. My own husband is a twin and it’s something that always fascinated
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