Scheduled Parenting

What is scheduled parenting and why is there such an uproar about it? Scheduled parenting is exactly what it sounds like, parenting your children, including infants, by the clock, rather than by instinct alone. It is structured, planned, and predictable………and also, it’s not. Let me explain. Scheduled parenting simply means working your baby into your[…]

The First Six Weeks Postpartum: Feeding

Let’s start with, HOW YOU CHOOSE TO FEED YOUR BABY IS YOUR CHOICE. There, now that we’ve gotten that out of the way, how about a little expectation vs. reality when it comes to feeding your baby these first six weeks. Ready? Here we go. EXPECTATION: I’m going to breastfeed because it’s the best for[…]

The First Six Weeks Postpartum: Emotional Adjustment

Postpartum DOES NOT equal depression. The word postpartum is an adjective that simply describes the period of time after a person has birthed a child. Yep, that’s it. So let’s all try to stop saying things like “she has the postpartum” because that’s not a thing. There are SO MANY different aspects of the postpartum[…]

Pregnancy and Parenting 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 Mom Haven Postpartum Support Circle Wednesdays 10:45 to 12:00 –New Mother’s Support Group at Memorial[…]

Are You at Risk for Postpartum Depression?

Bringing a new baby into the world, whether it’s your 1st, or your 7th, comes with a wide range of emotions that can rush in like a Spring blizzard or waft slowly in and out like Fall flurries. Caused by hormone fluctuations and lack of sleep most of these emotions are considered to be normal,[…]

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,[…]