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Waiting for Baby…

by Amity McElroy, Certified Doula and Childbirth Educator It’s finally here: the last few weeks of pregnancy! You’ve spent months growing and preparing for baby. You’ve taken the classes, read all the books, and the nursery is set up. Now the countdown...

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Let’s Talk about Sex…

Let’s Talk about Sex…(and Condoms, Lubricants, Toys and Tools) It can be challenging to find a safe space to talk about sex outside of the bedroom (if your bedroom feels like a safe space), over a beverage with a trusted friend, or on the exam...

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More than the Baby Blues

When we think about PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) we often think of those who have survived severe abuse or war. We do not normally think of mothers. There are millions of women who experience birth trauma each year. It is estimated that approximately...

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New Year-New Website!

New Year-New Website!We are so excited and proud to share our new website. Thanks to the hard work of many, we believe it is a wonderful representation of Dar a Luz and what we offer. It was designed and developed by BK Design Solutions with photography...

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Meet Corrianne!

I am a native of New Mexico’s beautiful sister state Colorado. After spending my formative years there I moved to Hawaii with the love of my life. As a young woman I experienced two of my life’s biggest events and all time joy’s...

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Happy New and Kind Year!

by Tracy Cooper, Receptionist The concept of New Year’s Resolutions can be daunting. The combination of statements like “Make this your best year ever!” and “This is the next chapter in your life!” paired with the reality that you...

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Simply Sing! Babies and lullabies.

Simply Sing!by Susan Moore Daniels CNM, MSN There is a lot of research coming out about the importance of therapeutic applications of live music for healing in humans. From premature babies starting life in NICU to hospice care at the end of life,...

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Get Ready For #GivingTuesday!

A word from our Executive Director, Abigail: Welcome back from the post-holiday bliss of quiet-glistening snow, not-so-quiet family gatherings, and scrumptious food! Maybe you’re even getting some holiday shopping done with Black Friday,...

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Bye Bye Baby: Car Seats on Airplanes

By Nancy Anthony, NHTSA-Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician Is it time to show off your newest family member to friends and relatives? If you’re planning to fly with your baby this holiday season, here are some helpful facts and tips to...

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Farewell from Donni

To all the families and the larger Dar a Luz community, I am writing to share with you that I will no longer be working at Dar a Luz as a midwife. The needs of my family have shifted, and with a lot of careful thought and inward examination, I...

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