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[…]

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[…]

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,[…]

Where Do I Go From Here? Pregnancy and Infant Loss Resources in Colorado Springs

In honor of Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month this October, I wanted to take a moment and discuss those families who have suffered through the loss of their child. You likely know someone who has lost a child (or maybe you, yourself, have), and you might be wondering what you can do to honor[…]