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Providing Doulas Services In the Denver and Surrounding Areas.

Doulas of Denver Blog

Providing Doulas Services In the Denver and Surrounding Areas.

What’s Dangerous and Heartbreaking for a New Mother

What's Dangerous and Heartbraking

It is dangerous and heartbreaking that sleep deprivation is a risk factor for postpartum mood disorders, yet new moms often face that burden often alone. It is dangerous and heartbreaking that new moms are left with little maternity leave and then return to work when newborns are still frequently night waking and the mother has only […]

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Beach Essentials For Baby

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A day at the beach should be a relaxing retreat, and these beach essentials for baby are designed to keep your baby safer and make traveling to the beach a lot easier. The biggest concern with infants and toddlers at the beach is the sun and heat. These beach essentials are easy to carry, and will […]

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Pros and Cons To That Peaceful Pacifier

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Sometimes amid the screeching and crying of your baby it’s easy to daydream of a magic button you could press to convince them to stop crying and relax, if only for a moment. Behold! I bring you… The pacifier. The invention from some sort of genius sent to parents as a beacon of hope in the […]

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Family Friendly Activities Around Denver

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Finding the perfect summertime activity can be tough when you have kids of various ages. With school out, your days of relaxation have gone out the window and you are now ready to adventure with the whole family. Here is Doulas of Denver’s go-to guide for family, baby and toddler friendly summer fun in Denver! Its a […]

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Are Doulas Allowed in Operating Rooms?

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Are Doulas Allowed in Operating Rooms? The least favorite answer for the research lovers and those who love definitives; it depends. It depends on the hospital, the staff, the anesthesiologist, the doula, the policies, and many other factors. When I first began my career as a doula, I could never have imagined the growth the industry would take and that I […]

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How A Breast Reduction Changed My Life

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When I say that a breast reduction changed my life for the better, it is because I feel like every aspect of my life has benefited from it. It is something I truly believe and every day I am still in awe over how I feel due to it. After having two children less than two […]

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The Dark Side of Sunshine | Protecting Your Family From The Sun

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Whether you are heading off to a tropical vacation or just spending some time soaking up the great outdoors in Denver it is important that the whole family is protected from the sun and it’s harmful rays. “Oh Mr. Sun. Sun. Mr. golden sun. Please shine down on me.” Aside from providing our bodies with vitamin D, which […]

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Frequently Asked Questions About Breast Reductions

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A breast reduction is also called Reduction Mammaplasty. It is an operation that studies have shown to improve the quality of life in individuals suffering from breast hypertrophy. The psychological benefits of a breast reduction usually include increase in self-esteem and less depression. The functional (physical) improvements show to be less headaches, backaches, less musculoskeletal pain and improved […]

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Postpartum Prep eCourse

Postpartum Prep

New moms deserve to thrive, not just survive! You’ve heard horror stories about becoming a new mom. You don’t want to be caught off-guard. You want a plan. You want to know what to expect. Which is why I created Postpartum Prep. This class combines preparing families for postpartum just as much as they are […]

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Swaddling Bulletin: May 10, 2016

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If you have hopped on the New York Times or other news sources, you may have read the headline “Swaddling Infants May Increase Risk of SIDS”. It is not very often I am one to dissect a news headline and article for my clients, but this is one I will. It is a great study […]

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