Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Birth?

Birth fear is something that has been handed down to us in the last few generations. Everywhere you turn, people are more than willing to tell you the horror story of their birth or their fear of dying during childbirth. It hasn’t always been this way. There was a time when birth was just a[…]

What is a Doula Anywyay?

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[…]

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[…]

It’s 2017. Are You Asking Your Doulas the Right Questions?

The act of “doulaing” a birthing person has been around since babies have been being born. Back in the day they weren’t called doulas. They were just your mom, sister, aunt, and grandma. They were your village of people who’d come before, who knew what was normal and knew how babies are born and how[…]

Save the Babies-Newborn Screening

I met Sarah Wilkerson when I was hired as a postpartum doula to help welcome her daughter home. Sarah was blessed with three children but I would only be helping with two. Sarah says she learned the importance of newborn screening the hard way. As a mother who chose a natural birth path, including Bradley[…]