Your Postpartum Guide

Modern Care and Guidance from Newborn to Toddler

Operating as usual


Attention Colorado Springs Pregnant or New Moms: I've recently started a support group with Shannon Kaufman, LCSW for those suffering with PPD and/or PPA. It is an eight week support group and the first series will start in June with limited space available! If interested or know someone who would be, head on over to New Mom Haven or give Shannon a call at (719) 425-7750. 12/19/2016

Your Postpartum Guide | 5 Questions to Answer Before Baby

Today on the blog we are talking about that moment that you think, "Oh my! I'm actually having a baby!" and what questions you can ask yourself to feel prepared before the big day. “Oh my! I’m actually having a baby! What comes next?” If you’ve ever had a baby or are somewhere in the midst of your third trimester… you know what I’m talking… 12/05/2016

Your Postpartum Guide | Bottle Drama

Today on the blog we are talking about Bottle Drama. Yes, that overwhelming feeling of wondering "How do I get my breastfed baby to take a bottle?" Check it out and share with someone who may be experiencing some bottle drama themselves! As new parents, one of the things that worries us the most after having a baby is going back to work. Whether it’s 6 weeks or 3 months or 1 year, it can be daunting for both parents and baby.… 11/21/2016

Your Postpartum Guide | 3 Ways to Survive Holiday Gatherings with a New Baby

New on the blog today: 3 Ways to Survive Holiday Gatherings with a New Baby. Tis the holiday season…and with a new baby, sometimes it can be more stressful than enjoyable. Being around tons of people can be overwhelming for baby and parents!


Sweet dreams! Hope everyone in your home sleeps like a baby tonight. Forget that! Let's hope they sleep like a cat. Cats wake up for no one.


Today, I'm talking about how special it is to go into a client's home and see the amazing spaces they design for their new little ones. I'd love to see your photos or hear your inspiration. This gorgeous modern nursery is featured on babyletto. Share your pics and inspiration in the comments!


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Happy Veterans Day! THANK YOU for your sacrifice, courage and all you've done for our country. This photo is of my nephew, who is currently serving in the . I'd like to personally thank him along with my brother, my grandfather, my nephew's father, my father-in-law and all others who have proudly served their country. Take a moment today to honor the Veterans in your life. ❤️🇺🇸❤️ 11/11/2016

Upping My Game

A little update on the blog. I've been busy! For over five years, I’ve been working with families as a postpartum doula. I’d like to think I’ve grown right along side every single family I’ve had the pleasure of workin…


It's Friday! 🎉Be bold, be you and have a blast. What are your plans for this weekend? 📷:


It is unseasonably warm here in Colorado and I am dying to break out my cozy sweaters! Love this stylish yet comfy maternity look. 📷:


Happy Halloween! 👻🎃


It's ! This little furball has been a part of our family since we adopted her earlier this year. She has definitely made things interesting but we couldn't imagine our family being complete without her!


Sometimes getting a baby to sleep seems like an impossible feat. Let a postpartum doula work her MAGIC and get the whole family some much needed rest. 😉 📷: .nicholemarie (check out her Etsy shop for some more Harry Potter prints!)


Here at , we love a travel themed nursery! What theme did you decide on for your little one's nursery? 📷: 10/25/2016

22 Halloween Costumes For Twins That Are Double The Fun

More fun costume ideas...this time for twins! Double, double, toil and trouble!


Project Nursery

Love these last minute costume ideas from Project Nursery!

Need a last-minute costume for your littlest one? Or maybe just something festive? We 10/24/2016

Instagram photo by Jessica Strickland • Oct 24, 2016 at 4:56pm UTC

Have a case of the Mondays? Think simplicity. One step at a time. One task a time. You've got this! See this Instagram photo by


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For our owner, Jessica Strickland, this tribe of women is ProDoula - A Certification Agency for the Modern Doula. Jessica spent the last few days at the ProDoula Conference being inspired by some other amazing entrepreneurs. At Your Postpartum Guide, we are committed to professional development, continued learning and providing the best possible service to our clients.


Overnight shifts have me drinking all the ☕️. But I wouldn't have it any other way!


If this beautiful bouquet doesn't make you smile, then guess what...its ! SMILE. 📷:


Who else here lives for coffee? 🙌🏼 I'm sitting at the dealership getting my trusty postpartum doula mobile serviced and coffee is making the morning much more tolerable. Happy !


It's ...and Fall! Enjoy your weekend. ❤️


Scary Mommy

I am seriously impressed!

Go mom, GO!


Hampton Roads Doulas

There. That's better.


I've spent the majority of my holiday weekend starting my . Organization makes me giddy. Hope everyone is having a wonderful weekend!


Adding a new little one to your family can sometimes be overwhelming for siblings. A postpartum doula can guide your family through the transition and make sure everyone is getting plenty of bonding time (and sleep). 📷:




"It takes nothing to join the crowd. It takes everything to stand alone." -Hans F. Hansen


what's on your bucket list? With or without a little one. My top two destinations right now are Japan and Denmark. Hoping to travel to them both someday soon!


"The mountains are calling and I must go." - John Muir. Happy 100th to the ! This is my little one conquering the mountains at last year.


Nightly ritual = a book and hot tea. How do you at the start of a busy week?


This morning, I woke to just the slightest hint of a fall chill in the air. It was perfect. ❤️ Fall is my favorite season. What is yours?




Colorado Springs, CO

Other Hospitals in Colorado Springs (show all)
Preparing For Birth Preparing For Birth
6180 Lehman Drive, Suite 103
Colorado Springs, 80918

Homebirth midwifery services.

Penrose-St. Francis Health Services Penrose-St. Francis Health Services
2222 North Nevada Ave
Colorado Springs, 80907

Penrose-St. Francis Health Services is a full-service, 522-bed acute care facility in Colorado Springs.

Academy Women's Healthcare OB GYN Colorado Springs Academy Women's Healthcare OB GYN Colorado Springs
6071 E Woodmen Rd, Ste 405
Colorado Springs, 80923

Academy Women’s Healthcare is a Colorado Springs OB/GYN practice that specializes in caring for women of all ages from the first exam through menopause.

Active Chiropractic Wellness Center Active Chiropractic Wellness Center
2790 N. Academy Blvd Ste 110
Colorado Springs, 80917

Dr. Candice Koch invites you to join our family. We specialize in Wellness/Prevention Care. We offer the latest technology. Acupuncture, Dry needling, Massage and Chiropractic.

UCHealth UCHealth
1400 E. Boulder Street
Colorado Springs, 80909

Colorado Springs Pregnancy Center - Fountain Colorado Springs Pregnancy Center - Fountain
97 Widefield Blvd
Colorado Springs, 80911

We offer FREE, CONFIDENTIAL services: including pregnancy tests, STD testing, options counseling, ultrasounds, post-abortion support, diapers/formula and education.

Fillmore Veterinary Hospital Fillmore Veterinary Hospital
1010 E Fillmore St
Colorado Springs, 80907-6317

We offer quality care for dogs, cats, and reptiles. Cor VanderWel, DVM Alex Rahm, DVM Karen Ricketts, DVM Jesse Webb, DVM Open M-F 8-5:30 (by appt) Sat 9-12 (by appt) 719-633-3808

Family Health Center Family Health Center
6035 Erin Park Dr, Ste 202
Colorado Springs, 80918

Your Family's Hometown Physician in Colorado Springs.

Mallory Edgerton - Birth Doula & Personal Trainer Mallory Edgerton - Birth Doula & Personal Trainer
Colorado Springs, 80907

Professional support for your pregnancy, birth and postpartum journey in the Colorado Springs area. Services include continuous labor support and guidance in preparing your body for birth & after.

Holistic Home Birth, LLC Holistic Home Birth, LLC
7175 Delmonico Dr
Colorado Springs, 80919

Holistic Home Birth is owned by Jessica Nipp CPM, RM. Providing homebirth, waterbirth, & VBAC servic

Colorado Springs Gynecology Associates Colorado Springs Gynecology Associates
5333 N Union Blvd Ste 200
Colorado Springs, 80918

Everyone at our office is at your service, and we would love to talk to you about your unique needs.

Faithful Friends Animal Hospital Faithful Friends Animal Hospital
4720 Barnes Rd
Colorado Springs, 80917

If you live in Colorado Springs or the surrounding area in CO, then you have picked the perfect site