Postpartum Resources

This section includes resources pertaining to the postpartum period, from birth to 3 months. The postpartum experience is something that gets glazed over in our culture even though it’s so monumental. It’s an important period where deep healing and growing into a parent begins. It’s a big deal!

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Complementary & Non-Profit Resources

  • Baby Wearing
    • Mile High Babywearing – 100% ran by volunteers, this non-profit helps mamas learn the ins and outs of baby wearing.
  • Bereavement
    • Angel Eyes – Helps Colorado families cope with pregnancy, infant & toddler loss, while raising awareness and supporting research.
  • Breastfeeding Support
    • Le Leche League – An international association that helps mothers to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement and education.
  • Cesarean/VBAC Support
  • Financial Assistance
  • People of Color
  • Postpartum Depression
    • Postpartum Support International (PSI) – An international organization that provides education and support around postpartum depression & psychosis. They offer online support groups for not only postpartum, but also for Apoyo Perinatal (spanish speaking), Queer parents, birth moms, South-Asian moms, Black Mamas Matter, Dads, pregnancy, NICU, Military and pregnancy loss.
    • The Blue Dot Project – Raising awareness about Maternal Mental Health (MMH) disorders, this organization shares information and resources relating to postpartum anxiety and depression.
  • Pregnancy Loss
    • Angel Eyes – Helps Colorado families cope with pregnancy, infant & toddler loss, while raising awareness and supporting research.Denver Share – Support group for pregnancy & infant loss.Pregnancy Testing & Services
  • Pregnancy Testing & Services
    • Planned Parenthood – Provides testing, pregnancy planning services, prenatal services and more for those with or without health insurance.
  • Special Needs: Developmental & Physical Disabilities
    • Autism Speaks – Promotes solutions for parents of children with Autism.
    • Parent to Parent USA – Connects parents of special needs children to free, accessible, emotional support.
    • Federation for Children with Special Needs – Provides support, education, training and workshops to parents of children with special needs.
    • Ability Connection Colorado – Facilitates individual development for children through family support and a nurturing environment; promoting social-emotional, cognitive, communicative and physical development.
    • Chanda Center for Health – Delivers integrative care, primary care and other complementary services to improve health outcomes and reduce healthcare costs to individuals with physical disabilities.
    • Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition – Advocates for social justice for people (including children) with all types of disabilities.
    • JFK Partners – A program of the Department of Pediatrics of the University of Colorado of Medicine, JFK conducts evidence-based interdisciplinary clinical care, education, research and community partnerships to enrich the lives of children, youth, and adults with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities and special health care needs. 
    • National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD) – Strives to advance the health and well-being of infants, children and adults with birth defects.
    • PEAK Parent Center – Helps parents of children with disabilities learn how to become lifelong advocates for inclusion in school and the community.

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