• Stocking Stuffer Ideas for your family

    Posted on December 5, 2017 by Bethany Melton in Random Thoughts and Musings.

    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 […]

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  • New Newborn Care Class!

    Posted on December 1, 2017 by Bethany Melton in Uncategorized.

    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 […]

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  • 2017 Christmas Gift Guide for that New Mom

    Posted on December 1, 2017 by Bethany Melton in Labor and Birth, Pregnancy, Random Thoughts and Musings.

    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 […]

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  • NEW Birth Center and Homebirth Classes

    Posted on November 20, 2017 by Bethany Melton in Uncategorized.

       I am so excited! Birth Boot Camp is releasing a TON of new classes! Check out our updated education list to see them all. This new out-of-hospital birth class is going to be amazing! Are you birthing at a Birth Center in Denver, Boulder, Ft. Collins, or the surrounding areas? Maybe you are birthing […]

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  • Healthy Pumpkin Pie and the Trim Healthy Mama

    Posted on November 16, 2017 by Bethany Melton in Uncategorized.

    With my recent diagnosis of MTHFR, I have spent SO MUCH time researching and revamping my diet. I have always been a very healthy person; however, this new diagnosis is making me realize how much further I have to go. If you want more info on MTHFR I highly recommend Dr. Ben Lynch and all […]

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  • My story of natural and “not” natural miscarriage

    Posted on October 20, 2017 by Bethany Melton in Pregnancy.

    If you didn’t see my post a few weeks ago, go back and visit it here. Also this post has triggers of miscarriage and loss, please do not read on if these things will be upsetting to you. Many of you know that I was diagnosed with a missed miscarriage at 9 weeks 6 days. […]

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  • Waiting……

    Posted on October 1, 2017 by Bethany Melton in Uncategorized.

    Waiting is a funny thing isn’t it. In our culture we have such a propensity to just hurry everything along. So here I am- just waiting. I’ve known now for over 3 weeks that I’m carrying a baby that is no longer alive; however, my body still has no clue. I still look pregnant, I […]

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  • My story of loss and miscarriage

    Posted on September 12, 2017 by Bethany Melton in Uncategorized.

    This will be a story of the most personal kind. I think God gives me the opportunities to experience a lot of things so that it will make me a more kind and compassionate friend, doula, and woman.   We found out in July that I was expecting our #3 baby. I have had two healthy […]

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  • Is an epidural really safe?

    Posted on August 1, 2017 by Bethany Melton in Uncategorized.

    No matter where or how you plan to birth one of the biggest assumptions is; of course you’ll get an epidural- birth hurts. Culturally according to data from the CDC more than half of all women use an epidural during labor and birth. Some would argue that number is way higher and some hospitals see […]

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  • How to Choose a Care Provider for your Pregnancy and Birth?

    Posted on July 24, 2017 by Bethany Melton in Uncategorized.

    The number on thing to a successful and happy pregnancy and birth journey is choosing a care provider that you trust and who shares your goals regarding birth. Unfortunately the number one reason this doesn’t happen is that the patient doesn’t realize until it is too late that their goals are actually quite different; and […]

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