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Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week – 2021

It’s World Breastfeeding Week! This week is designed to protect, promote, and support breastfeeding worldwide. It’s celebrated annually from August 1-7 and organizations worldwide participate to note the important role breastfeeding plays in the wellbeing of both the...

Breastfeeding and Pumping: What Your Fort Collins Lactation Support Person Wants You to Know!

You’ve just given birth. Your emotions are all over the place. Your body hurts. You have fluids leaking in ways you can’t describe. And you can’t say what just happened, but you know this – your heart is full. You’re tired, oh so so tired, but so in love. Sound...

Self-Care for Dads and Partners

It’s June and that means I’m focusing on dads and partners all month long. In this blog, I’m covering a topic that’s just not discussed enough – self-care for dads. That’s right, dads, dudelas, and non-birthing people you need some self-care, too! Especially for those...

11 Labor Tips for Dads and Partners from Your Doula

Your person is about to have a baby and you’re going to become a parent. Congratulations! The wait is over and it’s all finally happening. So they’re in labor… What now? You’re probably asking yourself this question over and over. How can you help? What should you do?...

Real Talk: PPA with your Colorado Postpartum Doula

If you’ve had a baby, or even if you haven’t yet, you can relate to the feelings of worry that come with this tiny human. How do I feed this baby? Why is this baby crying? Am I doing this right? Those are all very normal feelings, it’s hard to have a new baby and some...

Things Your Doula Will Do that Your Family Won’t – Postpartum Doula Services

You’ve just had a baby – your body hurts, your lady bits feel like they might never be the same again, and breastfeeding? Phew. It’s a lot. I know, I’ve been there. And to make it worse, you might have found out by now that your family – husband/partner, parents, and...

What NOT To Say to Someone Grieving from Your Bereavement Doula

Just this week, a friend told me she’s losing her best friend to colon cancer. Another friend’s brother died by suicide. I sat with a mother as she lost her baby at 37 weeks. And so many of us know someone who died from COVID. While some things are looking up, a lot...

7 Tips for Writing a Birth Plan

If you’ve been pregnant in the last decade or so, you’ve probably heard the term ‘birth plan.’ This is a fancy new word for an age-old tradition, putting your wishes to paper so you can have a guide to get you through labor. In this blog, I’m going to give you my best...

Be the Kind of Partner They Brag About from Your Local Doula

Dear dads and dudelas – let me first start by saying: thank you for being here. I know adding a new baby to the family is a big adjustment for all, including you. If you’re reading this blog, I know you care about your family and your new partner, so thank you. I am...

Partners: 31 Ways to Offer Breastfeeding Support

It’s June and you know what that means? Father’s Day is right around the corner – June 20th to be exact! To celebrate all the dads and partners out there, I’m going to spend the month highlighting some topics that pertain to dads, co-parents, and partners including...
Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week – 2021

Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week – 2021

It’s World Breastfeeding Week! This week is designed to protect, promote, and support breastfeeding worldwide. It’s celebrated annually from August 1-7 and organizations worldwide participate to note the important role breastfeeding plays in the wellbeing of both the...

Self-Care for Dads and Partners

Self-Care for Dads and Partners

It’s June and that means I’m focusing on dads and partners all month long. In this blog, I’m covering a topic that’s just not discussed enough – self-care for dads. That’s right, dads, dudelas, and non-birthing people you need some self-care, too! Especially for those...

11 Labor Tips for Dads and Partners from Your Doula

11 Labor Tips for Dads and Partners from Your Doula

Your person is about to have a baby and you’re going to become a parent. Congratulations! The wait is over and it’s all finally happening. So they’re in labor… What now? You’re probably asking yourself this question over and over. How can you help? What should you do?...

Real Talk: PPA with your Colorado Postpartum Doula

Real Talk: PPA with your Colorado Postpartum Doula

If you’ve had a baby, or even if you haven’t yet, you can relate to the feelings of worry that come with this tiny human. How do I feed this baby? Why is this baby crying? Am I doing this right? Those are all very normal feelings, it’s hard to have a new baby and some...

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