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Motherhood is Hard. It’s Okay to Say So.

A friend of mine often jokes that, as moms, we’re invisible. We’re at the grocery store. We’re at home making dinner. We’re in the office at school turning in forms. We’re at work, toting breast pumps and brushing off an applesauce stain on our dress. We aren’t turning any heads. We’re barely getting noticed. We […]

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Breast Health: What to Do During & After Pregnancy

We are so thankful that our partner, Elizabeth Newell, MD, took the time to share this important information about breast health before and after pregnancy.For pregnant women, it can be amazing how much your body changes to prepare for the birth of your child. And while these changes are miraculous and beautiful, it’s important to […]

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HealthONE Pregnant Moms Winter Colds

Pregnant Moms and Winter Colds :: What You Need to Know

We are so thankful that our partner, Dr. Juliet Leman, took the time to share this important information about pregnant moms and winter colds. For pregnant women, something as routine as a winter cold can be a huge source of anxiety. Fortunately, catching a cold is mostly just an annoyance, even for pregnant moms. But […]

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You Are Not Alone :: Pregnancy-Related Depression & Anxiety is Real

We are so thankful to our sponsors at the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment for providing information on pregnancy-related depression and anxiety to compose this post. The Denver Metro Moms Blog Contributor that wrote this piece has been kept anonymous. Pregnancy-related depression and anxiety is still something that’s widely misunderstood. I remember being shocked […]

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Entering a Season of Rest

It’s been a tough year…or two or three. My definition of rest has changed, especially since having a child. I have fond pre-motherhood memories of actually taking a nap on the couch to get some rest. I used to spend my weekends resting after a long week at the office by lounging around in my […]

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Reopening the Breastaurant | DMMB

The Grand Re-Opening of the Breastaurant {and why I’m not excited about it}

It’s true, after an almost 4-year hiatus, my very own Breastaurant is set to re-open this month. I’ll likely be hosting a soft opening sometime in the next week. And while I have no doubt the Breastaurant will be busy and well-liked by its number one customer, I’m not excited about it. I have not […]

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Denver Metro Moms Blog introduces the Girlfriends Guide to the Vagina

Introducing the “Girlfriend’s Guide to the Vagina”

We are so thankful for our sponsors at Beauty By Buford for providing us the opportunity to introduce the “Girlfriend’s Guide to the Vagina”! Let’s face it, mamas . . . once you enter motherhood, nothing is quite as “sacred” as it once was. Gone are the days of modesty, mystery, and for many of […]

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The Surprising Reason I Chose an Un-medicated Birth

I’ve never been a fan of the term “natural childbirth.” It insinuates that any woman who has a baby with the aid of an epidural or through a C-section somehow had her baby “unnaturally.” I’m pretty sure it’s impossible to go through unnatural childbirth and this is coming from someone who had both children “naturally.” I […]

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