I wish someone had told me about sibling doulas when I was pregnant with my third baby. My first baby had been born with just my father and step mother by my side. For many reasons, it was a very special time for all of us. My second baby was born in the wee hours[…]
This is a question that doulas AND midwives get a lot, so let’s jump right in. First, our jobs are 100% different. “Especially for first-time moms, the companionship of a good doula, in the longest part of labor…….before active labor begins, helps the parents relax, leaving the midwife the energy and stamina to be fully[…]
Do you know? This is a question I get a lot in my personal life when I meet new people. The simple definition put out by my certifying agency, ProDoula is: “A trained person without emotional attachment to the family, offering supportive services in an unbiased, nonjudgmental way. This is done in exchange for a[…]
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 Mom Haven Postpartum Support Circle Wednesdays 10:45 to 12:00 –New Mother’s Support Group at Memorial[…]
It’s the 2016 Colorado Snowpocalypse The highways are all closed The t.v. is nothing but politics, Snuggle up with your betrothed We’ll see you in December when the hospital admits!
Here in the Pikes Peak Region you have a lot of choices when it comes to doulas. At any given time there are 20-40 birth doulas in town to choose from and 5-10 postpartum doulas. That seems like quite the range doesn’t it? There are several reasons the numbers vary so much. The biggest and[…]
You heard me. This agency does not hire birth advocates and we do not advocate for our clients. Instead, we support our clients and give them the tools to ADVOCATE FOR THEMSELVES. Advocating FOR someone implies that they are unable to do it for themselves. Advocates are for animals and children and those who otherwise[…]