What This Diaper Drive Means to Me-Hosting No Child Wet Behind

There was once a time, not long ago, when I was a single mom. I was on TANF, and food stamps, and WIC, and medicaid, and I had a childcare subsidy. I was a full time community college student and I worked at a local weekly newspaper. I applied for a seasonal job and ended[…]

To Swaddle or Not to Swaddle…….Why is it a question?

Let’s talk about one of the many magical secrets of postpartum doulas, newborn care specialists and night nanny‘s…………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 than[…]

Pregnancy and Postpartum Resources in Colorado

This Resource Guide will be revised regularly to provide you with the most up to date information. If you notice any missing links or would like to add something to the list, please comment below.   In-Person Support Groups –New Mother’s Support Group at Memorial North Hospital Tuesdays from 9:30am – 10:30 am, FREE and[…]

The Perfect First Night Home With Your Newborn

Picture this: You have finally arrived safely at home with your new little wiggly bundle, thankful to be off the terrifyingly dangerous roads that just 48 hours ago seemed like a great way to get from point A to point B. Now that you’re home safe and sound, you’re pretty sure you won’t try that[…]

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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