• How to have a successful VBAC

    Posted on December 24, 2016 by Bethany Melton in Uncategorized.

    I am so excited today to have a guest blogger, Cameo Sherman. Cameo is a Birth Boot camp doula and has some great insights into how to have a successful VBAC. Thanks Cameo! Birth is an amazingly powerful experience. It can also be very unpredictable. Women have different body types, lifestyles, emotions, and personal histories […]

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  • Birth Stories

    Posted on December 14, 2016 by Bethany Melton in Uncategorized.

    Birth Stories are so impact. They stay with us for the rest of your life. Make sure that you remember yours well!Preparing for you birth will help you not only physically and mentally but also emotionally. Birth Boot Camp will empower you to have a natural birth and help you accomplish your goals. Relaxation Tools for […]

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  • Posted on December 12, 2016 by Bethany Melton in Uncategorized.
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  • Posted on December 12, 2016 by Bethany Melton in Uncategorized.

      Inductions…simple right? We hear of moms getting induced every day, it’s just what we do; right? There maybe more than meets the eye. What is an induction, and what is a medical reason for induction? Inductions are artificially induced labors. There are many “natural” ways to induce labor that can be easily done at […]

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  • Birth Boot Camp and Childbirth Education

    Posted on December 6, 2016 by Bethany Melton in Uncategorized.

    Birth Boot Camp Instructor  This has been such a fun and exciting season for me and Boulder County Birth Services! I just got the 100% all clear from DONA int’ that I am now a certified Doula (DONA)! And I completed my training to become certified in teaching Birth Boot Camp (BBC) to Longmont, Boulder, […]

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  • The KEY to a positive birth experience

    Posted on February 1, 2016 by Bethany Melton in Uncategorized.

      The last few months have brought so many beautiful NEW babies to my life! What an honor it is to stand beside each and every momma, as they work through the hardest activity of their life.  No matter how the birth has gone; how long, how short, how intense, how “comfortable”; each and every […]

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  • The Power of Presence

    Posted on December 23, 2015 by Bethany Melton in Uncategorized.

    Presence- this is something our culture is severely lacking. We are so plugged in, so engaged, so busy that the idea of just being present, is missing. In my experience I have found one of the most powerful tools is just being present. Completely, totally, there. Birth gives many opportunities for this. I have sat […]

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  • New Moms Expo event!

    Posted on December 9, 2015 by Bethany Melton in Uncategorized.
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  • RNs and Birth Doulas

    Posted on December 9, 2015 by Bethany Melton in Uncategorized.

            I am a strange conflict of interests. I am a Bachelor’s Degree RN as well as a birth doula. Most would say this doesn’t work- you can’t do both. In all honesty I’m trying to figure out how to do both.       Chances are if you’ve done any amount of birth work […]

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  • Doulas and Dads

    Posted on November 19, 2015 by Bethany Melton in Uncategorized.

    Another concern I hear quite often is, will a doula replace my husband’s role in the labor room? Will he feel left out or not included?   I absolutely love this question because, first, it shows how far we’ve come in allowing partners, husbands, and support people to be available during the birthing process. Secondly, it […]

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