Connect to Jeffco’s Network of Family Support — Even Before Baby Is Born!

Putting Families First

By Mary Margaret Fouse-Bishop, Nurse Supervisor, Jefferson County Public Health After having my first child, I remember feeling a lot of emotions: joy and amazement of bringing a human being into the world, fear of caring for a baby, anxiety about child care needs, guilt about going back to work, and thinking “HOW AM I […]

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What Does a Doula Do?

By Sara Santa Cruz Some of you reading this may already know what a doula is by word of mouth or personal experience. Maybe you had a doula (or know someone who did) during labor or in the days and weeks following their birth. Others may be thinking…what is a doula and why should I […]

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