Helping expecting families to have a safe and satisfying birth experience, regardless of the means to get there, is the sole purpose of Westside Birth Connection. I am proud and honored to have assisted over 300 families in the Pikes Peak Region. The choice of who is around you at this time is a big one and it's important that the mother feel as comfortable as possible, both physically and emotionally. Read about how I have helped my clients here.
About Candace McCollett, CBE, CLD
I became a Childbirth Educator and Labor/Birth Doula for two main reasons. First, I wanted to empower women through the natural methods of childbirth. I remember the feelings of strength and control that I encountered when I had my two children at home in the presence of midwives and I wanted to pass this on to other expectant mothers... Read more about Candace here.
A doula is an assistant who provides various forms of non-medical and non-midwifery support (physical and emotional) in the childbirth process. Based on a particular doula's training and background, the doula may offer support during prenatal care, during childbirth and/or during the postpartum period. A birth doula provides support during labor. Thus a labor doula may attend a home birth or might attend the parturient woman during labor at home and continue while in transport and then complete supporting the birth at a hospital or a birth center... Learn the truth about common Doula myths here.
This website is for general information only, and such an important decision can only be made by meeting our staff in person. To schedule a meeting, or if you simply have questions, please get in touch with us at your convenience via email.