Community Resources

for expectant and new families in the Boulder area

One of the most daunting parts of being a pregnant woman or new parent, is weeding through all of the options for prenatal and postpartum resources! Dive into Birth has been a part of the Boulder area birth and parenting community for over 15 years. I’ve listed some of my favorite resources and I’m constantly updating this page, so check back frequently!

Do you need a doula?

It’s up to you! Doulas offer support, guidance, wisdom, advocacy, reprieve, massage, eye contact, ideas, love.

✓ Jennifer Wert – Online and Virtual Doula
✓ Birth Assistants of Boulder

Home, birth center, or hospital?

Whether you choose to give birth at home or in the hospital, there are many wonderful midwives to choose from! These are some of my personal favorites!

✓ Jennifer Dosset, Midwife
✓ Origins Midwifery with Lauren Schowe
✓ Jennifer Braun, Midwife
✓ Janelle Boyington, Midwife
✓ Way of Birth with Jenn Barr
✓ Birth Center of Boulder
✓ Nurse Midwives at Avista Hospital

Why acupuncture?

Acupuncture can be helpful and supportive during pregnancy, labor, postpartum, and in pediatric care.

✓ Molly McIntyre , Acupuncturist

Breastfeeding takes a village

Many new moms benefit from support and guidance as they create a breastfeeding relationship with their child. Breastfeeding is completely natural – but it doesn’t always FEEL natural or easy!

✓ Becoming Mothers – Stephanie Moore
✓ Darcy Kamin

Why Chiropractic?

Neck and back pain, sleep issues, sciatica, breech presentation, general body discomfort, headaches… need I say more?
✓ South Boulder Chiropractic with Amber Thompson
✓ Hilltop Chiropractic with Hillary Rowenhorst

Do I need physical therapy?

Physical therapy can be especially useful postpartum, to heal abdominal splits and pelvic floor
weakness.

✓ Darcy Pace Physical Therapy

Who needs counseling?

Everyone can use a hand up at some point or another. Counseling can be especially helpful in sorting out complicated emotions relating to pregnancy, birth and parenting.

✓ Two Wings Counseling with Heather Pylant
✓ Deb Rubin Counseling
✓ Postpartum Wellness Center of Boulder

Celebrate the beauty of pregnancy and postpartum!

SarahKate does the most amazing henna art to honor and celebrate the beauty of pregnant and
postpartum mamas.
✓ SarahKate Butterworth
✓ ArtFull Mother

As you stand with your toes on the edge,
you’ll have the chance to Dive In to the depths…
My hope is that you feel supported and held, as well as challenged, engaged, and educated along the way.

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