Giving birth is an experience unlike any other, and everyone deserves the support of a qualified doula on their unique journey from pregnancy to parenthood. Chelsea Rothschild is a doula and a Certified Lactation Counselor who understands that you are the expert on your body and your pregnancy. Chelsea is on a mission to help the parents of Northern Colorado have birth experiences they can cherish forever. Start your journey now with a free consultation.
So, what’s a doula?
A doula is a birth giver’s best friend! Someone who makes labor easier. Who makes communication with your health care providers crystal clear. Someone who empowers you to advocate for the birth you want, and sticks by your side all the way through your baby’s arrival. A doula is a trained professional with special knowledge of the physical and emotional processes of labor, as well as non-medical pain management techniques. Doulas have attended births since time immemorial, and modern science has confirmed just how significant their support can be for birth outcomes. Learn more on our Resources page.
We support parents throughout their birth journey, including prenatal consultations, continuous labor support, and postpartum home visits. You are warmly invited to poke around our website and get to know more about us. Please contact us with any questions you have or to book a free consultation about how we can best serve you.
So, what’s a Certified Lactation Counselor?
A Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC) is a health care professional with education in human lactation, or milk production, and counseling skills. CLCs help parents who feed their babies human milk, whether that’s breastfeeding, chestfeeding, pumping and bottle feeding, or combination feeding with other nutrition like formula and baby food.
Some of the concerns that CLCs can help with include worries about milk supply, discomfort associated with feeding (for the parent or baby), general lactation education, and common complications like thrush, clogged milk ducts, and mastitis. Whether you’re an expecting parent who wants to learn about nursing or an experienced veteran with a new problem, a CLC can get you on track for a successful feeding journey.
Chelsea Rothschild, doula and Certified Lactation Counselor