Category Archives: Uncategorized

  • Asparagus Chicken with Sweet Potatoes

    Posted on July 10, 2017 by Bethany Melton in Uncategorized.

    Today I am breaking away from labor and birth to bring you one of my new favorite EASY healthy dinner ideas. As a working mom, with two small kids I am all about healthy, easy, and delicious. This dinner idea simply couldn’t be easier! We mostly eat paleo in our home with a few simple […]

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  • Waterbirth- is it safe?

    Posted on July 6, 2017 by Bethany Melton in Uncategorized.

    The CDC has recently released a report about two waterbirths in Arizona that seemingly resulted in the infants contracting Legionnaires’ disease after birth in the water. With the release of this report, the birth community is buzzing with the safety of waterbirth. Is it ok to labor and deliver babies in the water? Is there […]

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  • Boulder County Birth Class

    Posted on June 27, 2017 by Bethany Melton in Uncategorized.

     Being a childbirth Educator in Boulder, Longmont, and the surrounding areas I know I am a bit biased. However, as a doula and an RN I have worked with many families and believe SO heavily in the power of education- I became a Birth Boot Camp Instructor. Birth Boot Camp is a childbirth education course […]

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  • Having a Baby? Vaginal Birth vs. Cesarean Birth

    Posted on May 22, 2017 by Bethany Melton in Uncategorized.
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  • When Mothering is Hard….

    Posted on May 19, 2017 by Bethany Melton in Uncategorized.

    There are days where being a mom is just plain hard. You spend your whole life waiting and waiting to be the most perfect, loving, thoughtful mother; and then reality strikes and you are impatient, tired, overworked, under-thanked, and just plain unhappy. We spend 9 (sometimes 10) glorious- or not so glorious months incubating our little […]

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  • Family-Centered Cesarean Birth

    Posted on April 30, 2017 by Bethany Melton in Uncategorized.

    There is a new buzz word in the birth world when it comes to Cesarean sections or births. With Cesarean birth on the rise, nearly 1 out of every 3 women will birth their babies through their abdomen. Currently the CDC estimates the numbers are around 33%  of women nationally birthing this way. Some hospitals […]

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  • Elijah’s Birth Story

    Posted on April 9, 2017 by Bethany Melton in Uncategorized.

    It has taken me almost three years to write this post. I have had a word doc saved on my computer since E was one week old. Elijah’s birth was the event that set me on my path towards birth doula and childbirth education. My husband and I had been married 1 year exactly and […]

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  • Birth Boot Camp Schedule

    Posted on April 5, 2017 by Bethany Melton in Uncategorized.
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  • Why you should take a live childbirth class

    Posted on March 21, 2017 by Bethany Melton in Uncategorized.

    There are so many great options when it comes to childbirth education. You can even take full classes online as well. This is great option for those who just can’t make a 10 week course work, either due to work or husband schedule or a full calendar. However, there are many great benefits to a […]

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  • Self- Care in Pregnancy

    Posted on March 15, 2017 by Bethany Melton in Uncategorized.

    Self Care is as important as exercise, eating right, and resting; especially when we are pregnant. The body is working extra hard to grow another human and self care is vital to thriving, keep stress levels down, and taking care of ourselves. Here are 5 things you can do to make sure you aren’t forgetting […]

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