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20 Self-Care Tips from Your Postpartum Doula

Ah self-care… sounds so nice, right? Way easier said than done in the middle of a global pandemic in the throws of parenthood. I feel ya. It can be hard to find a time to go to the bathroom, let alone schedule some self-care. But as a seasoned postpartum doula, I’m...

Breastfeeding Advocacy Tips from a Fort Collins Certified Lactation Counselor

When you’re a new parent, it’s so hard to know what to do when everyone is telling you something different. As a Fort Collins Certified Lactation Counselor, I see this all the time – Google is telling you one thing, your doctor is telling you another, and the hospital...

Cesarean Awareness Month from Your Fort Collins Birth Doula

April is recognized as Cesarean Awareness Month. And with as many as 1 in 3 births ending in cesarean in the United States, it’s an important topic to cover. And as a Fort Collins birth doula, it’s a subject I feel very passionately about. First, let me say this. All...

Celebrating World Doula Week

It’s one of my favorite times of the year – World Doula Week! That’s right, an entire week to celebrate and empower the work of doulas around the world. This year, World Doula Week takes place from March 22-28, 2021, and all week long I’ll be highlighting my work on...

Parent Coach: When You Don’t Want to Be Strong Anymore

As I write this, it’s been nearly a year since this whole pandemic started. A year of stress. A year of chaotic childcare. A year of uncertainty. A year of not seeing the people we love and a year that’s been hard. Really fucking hard. I won’t sugarcoat it. In all my...

Got Gas? Your Baby Does! Gas Explained By Your Fort Collins Postpartum Doula

Does your newborn baby have gas? Probably! We all do, right? Even me, your favorite Fort Collins postpartum doula, get gassy every once and a while (TMI, sorry, not sorry!). Gas is part of life.  As a Fort Collins postpartum doula, one of the things I hear often...

Wholehearted Parenting Manifesto – Brené Brown

You know I L-O-V-E LOVE Brené Brown, right?! If I could go to happy hour with her and Tina Fey my life would seriously be complete. One of the things I love most that she's written is the Wholehearted Parenting Manifesto. We know B.B. (totally calling her that because...

Are You Ready for Another Baby? Julianne Curtis, A Doula in Northern Colorado, Helps You Answer This Age-Old Question

As a doula In Northern Colorado, a parenting coach, and a friend to many incredible people, I frequently get asked – how do I know when or if we should have another baby? It’s amazing how often this comes up in parent Facebook groups, coffee and park dates, and...

An Open Letter to the Lone Parent from Your Northern Colorado Doula

This is a love letter to the lone parent from your Northern Colorado doula – me, Julianne Curtis.  I know there are many parents out there with a big support network, a colorful group of friends, and family nearby. But I know there are also many parents out there...

Give the Gift of Help! Doula Care Gift Certificate

Please note: These images were taken before COVID and maskwearing. In this day, pregnancy and birth are now even harder than they have always been. Not only is COVID really scary for expectant womxn, it’s also really hard for friends and family because we feel like we...
20 Self-Care Tips from Your Postpartum Doula

20 Self-Care Tips from Your Postpartum Doula

Ah self-care… sounds so nice, right? Way easier said than done in the middle of a global pandemic in the throws of parenthood. I feel ya. It can be hard to find a time to go to the bathroom, let alone schedule some self-care. But as a seasoned postpartum doula, I’m...

Celebrating World Doula Week

Celebrating World Doula Week

It’s one of my favorite times of the year – World Doula Week! That’s right, an entire week to celebrate and empower the work of doulas around the world. This year, World Doula Week takes place from March 22-28, 2021, and all week long I’ll be highlighting my work on...

Parent Coach: When You Don’t Want to Be Strong Anymore

Parent Coach: When You Don’t Want to Be Strong Anymore

As I write this, it’s been nearly a year since this whole pandemic started. A year of stress. A year of chaotic childcare. A year of uncertainty. A year of not seeing the people we love and a year that’s been hard. Really fucking hard. I won’t sugarcoat it. In all my...

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