Sunday, August 19, 2012

Labor (of Love) Day Fair

WHEN: Monday, Sept 3rd 10am-3pm

WHERE: Baby Cotton Bottoms, 1301 West Colorado Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80904

WHAT: Pikes Peak Regional Doula Association (PPRDA) is raising awareness for the health of mothers, babies and families – locally and globally. Free hourly events, 10:30 – 2:30 p.m., including kid’s yoga, face painting, car seat checks and presentations from local health experts. Free gift pack for everyone who attends – discount offers from local retailers and professionals, including a free doula birth plan consultation. Door prizes! Featuring “Alice”, Her Story CafĂ©’s lovable lunch truck. For more info contact

Monday, August 13, 2012

BirthNetwork Monthly Meeting - Breastfeeding

WHEN: Wednesday, August 15th, 6:30pm-8pm

WHERE: East Library PPLD, 5550 North Union Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80918

WHAT: This month Cathy Janoka, IBCLC will be talking about breastfeeding and answering all your questions! After the presentation, birth professionals and expecting/new families will have a chance to mingle. BirthNetwork is a non-profit organization that meets monthly to offer support and information for safe and satisfying pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum. Meetings are free, families welcome! For more info contact or visit

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Pikes Peak Regional Doula Association (PPRDA) Monthly Meeting for Birth Professionals - Infant Massage

WHEN: Sunday, August 12th 7pm-8pm

WHERE: The Dwelling Place, 508 North Tejon Street, in between St. Vrain and Willamette, Colorado Springs, CO 80903

WHAT: This month Amber Rossman, RN, BSN, CEIM will be talking about the Art of Infant Massage for the Birth Professional. She will be covering the benefits from a holistic perspective, including pressure, rate, rhythm, the length of the massage, respect, bonding, why baby cries, baby’s body language, position of the baby, relaxation and parent empowerment.

PPRDA provides services and resources for birthing and postpartum families. If you are a doula or thinking about becoming a doula, please come join us. If you support safe and satisfying birth and parenting, you cannot miss this informative event!

If you are a doula looking to become a member of PPRDA, please join us for our business meeting 6pm-7pm, which is before the public presentation. After you have been to two business meetings, bring at least three references from your past clients AND an application for membership. For more info, please contact