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Taking Back Control:: Mommy Doesn’t Pee Her Pants Anymore

Date night, at last! There I was, sitting across the table from my handsome husband, nice glass of wine in hand, full evening of kid-free adult conversation ahead of us. We had no baby, no three year old, no nursing, no burping, no spit up, no boogers, and no body functions. And then . . […]

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A Real Mother’s Day Gift: Honesty & Support

We are so thankful to our sponsors at the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment for providing this post on pregnancy-related depression and anxiety.Congratulations to all the new mamas out there celebrating your first Mother’s Day—or your first with your newest kiddo! As you celebrate Mother’s Day, consider having an honest discussion with that […]

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FAQS About Pregnancy and Varicose Veins

We are so thankful for our sponsors at Albert Vein Institute (AVI) for providing this great information about pregnancy and varicose veins.By Dr. James D. Albert of Albert Vein Institute (AVI), COLORADO’S VEIN SPECIALIST CAN I TREAT MY VARICOSE VEINS WHILE I AM PREGNANT?  Unfortunately, there is no safe treatment of varicose veins while you are […]

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Questions About Marijuana While Pregnant and Nursing

We are so thankful to Good To Know Colorado for providing this sponsored post. Due to the nature of this post the contributor has been kept anonymous. Ah, motherhood.  The things we give up for these little human beings. When you’re pregnant, there are a multitude of things you aren’t supposed to consume – goodbye alcohol, deli […]

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Maternal Morbidity is a Serious Issue, Even Today

We are so thankful Dr. Amita Kumar shared this important information on maternal morbidity and pregnancy health! Surprisingly, maternal mortality is a newsworthy topic right now in our country. While globally, maternal deaths are decreasing thanks to improvements in infection prevention and other precautions, in the United States, maternal deaths are actually increasing. The increase […]

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Conquer the Continental Divide: Kids Ski Free with the Rocky Mountain Super Pass

We are so thankful that our partners with Rocky Mountain Super Pass have shared this great information about kids skiing free for the 2017/2018 season! Spring may be just a few weeks away, but before you know it, the kiddos will be recapping their memories from summer camp, school will be back in session, and you’ll […]

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Real Life :: A UCHealth Birth Story by Lindsey Birkett

We are so thankful that our sponsors at UCHealth shared Lindsey’s birth story with us.My first birth experience was not what I expected, imagined, or wanted and did not leave me with warm, fuzzy thoughts. So when I got pregnant with my second daughter, I wanted a new midwife and a new hospital. My sister […]

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OB/GYN Physicians Support Low-Intervention Births

We are so thankful that our partner, Emily Prouse, MD, took the time to share this important information about OB/GYN physicians supporting low-intervention births. You may have heard by now that Rose Medical Center has opened the state’s first birth center inside a hospital. For moms who are looking for a low-intervention experience in a […]

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Conquer the Continental Divide: Kids Ski Free with the Rocky Mountain Super Pass

We are so thankful that our partners with Rocky Mountain Super Pass have shared this great information about kids skiing free for the 2017/2018 season! Spring may be just a few weeks away, but before you know it, the kiddos will be recapping their memories from summer camp, school will be back in session, and you’ll […]

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Why Being a Surrogate Makes Sense

We are so thankful to our partners at Colorado Surrogacy for sharing this important information on considering surrogacy. “I just feel so lucky, and I want to share that with someone else,” says surrogate Ashley M. Does that statement sound familiar to you? Have you ever talked with a friend struggling with fertility and thought, “if […]

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Should you consider a midwife instead of OB/GYN?

We are so thankful that our partner, Adrienne Ruhf, CNM, took the time to share this important information about the differences between a midwife and OB/GYN. Many women hear the word “midwife” and think immediately of childbirth. But did you know that Certified Nurse Midwives are trained to care for women across their lifespan?  A […]

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