Sunday, March 20, 2011

Westside Birth Connection Open House

WHEN: Saturday, March 26th 10am-2pm

WHERE: Woodman and I-25, 487 Windchime Place, Suite 300, Colorado Springs, CO 80919

WHAT: After working out of a home office for 7 years, Candace McCollett and the Westside Birth Connection (WSBC) have moved into a new "big girl" office! There will be door prizes, light refreshments and friendly faces! Pop in for a bit to see my baby wall, browse my lending library or stay for a snack & a chat. The WSBC provides independent childbirth education classes and experienced labor/birth doula services. For more info contact

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Friday, March 11, 2011

BirthNetwork monthly meeting - Newborns

WHEN: Wednesday, March 16th, 6:30pm-8pm

WHERE: Whole Foods cafe, First and Main Shopping Center, on Powers between North Carefree and South Carefree, 3180 New Center Point, Colorado Springs, CO 80922

WHAT: This month Candace McCollett of Westside Birth Connection will be talking about "Immediate Newborn Procedures: How to keep your baby with you for the first couple hours after birth." BirthNetwork is a non-profit organization that meets monthly to offer support and information for a safe and satisfying pregnancy and childbirth. Meetings are free, families welcome! For more, info contact or visit

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Meet The Doulas presents “I-CAN Birth Strategies”

The Pikes Peak Regional Doula Association (PPRDA) is offering FREE informational sessions for expecting families. Come see us at our Meet-The-Doulas forums on the second Sunday of every odd-numbered month 7pm-8pm at The Dwelling Place, 508 North Tejon Street, in between St. Vrain and Willamette.

This month, on Sunday, March 13th, come hear the International Cesarean Awareness Network (ICAN) President, Desirre Andrews, talk about “I-CAN Birth Strategies: How to avoid a cesarean birth and how to have a successful Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC) birth.” Also come find out how doulas can enhance the birth and postpartum experience. If you like the idea of safe and satisfying births, you cannot miss this informative event!