The First Six Weeks Postpartum: Physical Recovery

Coming home with your newborn baby is an exciting and scary time. Whether you’re a first-time parent, or a well-traveled expert, there is a lot to consider when it comes to your own recovery. As a postpartum and infant care doula, what I often see with my clients is that the reality does not match[…]

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 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 than[…]

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[…]

Let’s Talk About Sleep Baby!

Let’s talk about sleep, baby Let’s talk about you and me Let’s talk about all the good things And the bad things sweet, baby Let’s talk about sleep Let’s talk about sleep Let’s talk about sleep for now To the parents at home or on the town It keeps evading anyhow Don’t delay, dispute, or[…]

5 Reasons to Hire Someone So You Can Sleep

You wake up and the day starts. Feed the baby. Feed yourself, hopefully. Work. Clean. Feed the baby. Comfort. Clean. Feed family. Bathe family. Feed the baby. Shower, hopefully. Tuck in family. Comfort some more… Sleep? For parents in today’s world, a full night’s sleep is almost unheard of. We are busy, we are loving,[…]