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: 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[…]

The Perfect First Night Home With Your Newborn

Picture this: You have finally arrived safely at home with your new little wiggly bundle, thankful to be off the terrifyingly dangerous roads that just 48 hours ago seemed like a great way to get from point A to point B. Now that you’re home safe and sound, you’re pretty sure you won’t try that[…]

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,[…]

It's your choice to bottlefeed

Reproductive Justice in Colorado Springs

Colorado Mountain Doulas commitment to supporting GROWING FAMILIES in Colorado Springs goes far beyond the “typical” mainstream, nuclear family. We hold  a special place in our hearts for those whose families don’t come about in the traditional way. Supporting families through FERTILITY, ADOPTION, SURROGACY, and LOSS is of primary importance to our business model and the[…]