On the morning of Sept. 16 (Sunday am) I noticed I was having consistent and rhythmic contractions starting pretty early in the morning. I didn’t look at the clock; however, I guess it was about 4 am. I stayed in bed as long as I could, and got up at 7 am to take a […]Continue Reading... 6 Comments.
This weekend I had the opportunity to go to the amazing retreat held by Birth Boot Camp (BBC) in Dallas, Texas. BBC puts on this retreat every three years for their doula and childbirth educators. It was amazing to meet so many people that I have only met via our FABULOUS- and I do mean […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
There are a few reoccurring themes i see with birth as a doula and a childbirth educator. I support women no matter what choices they make regarding their pregnancy and birth journey- but there is advice I wish every client could understand in the moment. For some reason a least 60% of my clients experience […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I am so pleased to be starting a meet the provider interview set. I love how many amazing providers are in our area, and I love sharing them with you. To start us off, Dr. Kim, graciously agreed to be interviewed and give us a peek into her life and work. We are so grateful […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Have you ever thought about how every time you make one decision, you are causing another decision to come about. In labor and birth we often refer to this as the cascade of interventions. Think of a bunch of dominoes, lined up all in a row; now watch as they all tumble once you push […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Bringing home a new baby can be scary. Should I use a pacifier? What if I can’t breastfeed? Will I ever sleep again? This is a your go to newborn care and Baby 101 Class! Calm your fear by being ready and educated for your new baby. This is your four hour workshop will prepare […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I am so excited that Birth Boot Camp is now offering all the NEW classes online! These classes are amazing, and will prepare you no matter when and how you are birthing. Historically, I have only taught the 10 week comprehensive class but now all the new classes are available in person and online! There are […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I love this time of year, but with it can come so much stress. What to buy, Christmas photos, Christmas pictures, extra meals to cook, friends/family to host and all the Christmas Traditions we want to squeeze into a few short weeks. Here to help shorten a few of your checklist items is our Stocking […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
We could not be more excited to bring the newest class to Boulder County Birth! Homecoming: Life with a new recruit, is amazing! This is a 3.5-4 hour workshop that will prepare you to bring your newest addition home. We cover: Breastfeeding (each couple will get a 3.5 hour breastfeeding online course included) Postpartum Chores/Visitors […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
December 1st has struck, which means all things Christmas are in order. This is the first year I have saved for Christmas all year, so I am mostly done shopping- and the stress has been much less as I could pick things up throughout the year that were a good fit. I am a minimalist […]Continue Reading... No Comments.