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How To Celebrate Kids With December Birthdays

Ah December. Christmas, Hannukah, Kwanzaa, New Year’s Eve, even National Eat an Apple Day. December is full of holidays. It’s a flurry of activity. Shopping, decorating, Santa visits, wrapping up the semester, visits from Grandma and Grandpa. It can all be a little overwhelming. And for a kid with a December birthday, it’s easy to […]

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My Daughter’s (Future?) Sister

“My mommy’s not pregnant,” my daughter announced while FaceTiming with her grandfather one day. “Your mommy’s pregnant!!??!!” he excitedly replied, the connection interfering. “NOT pregnant!” my husband and I yelled in the background. This is a common occurrence in my life these days. Whenever my daughter sees a baby she likes to tell the mother […]

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Ask An Expert: Postpartum Pelvic Floor Disorders

We are so thankful to UCHealth urogynecologists Kathleen Connell, M.D., and Marsha K. Guess, M.D., M.S., for answering our important questions about these important pelvic floor disorders SO many moms are dealing with.Sometimes, women experience some unfortunate side effects from giving birth, including incontinence and prolapse. But there’s help for them. There is a very […]

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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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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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Ask An Expert :: Pregnant and Postpartum Sleep

We are so thankful that our partner, Dr. Diane Christopher, took the time to answer these questions submitted by our community of moms regarding pregnancy and postpartum sleep. Sleep during pregnancy Q:: Should I really only sleep on my left side while pregnant – because it’s just so uncomfortable. A:: You can sleep in any […]

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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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Childbirth Education: Understanding Your Options

We are so thankful that our partner, Lauren Linden, took the time to share this important information about childbirth educational resources and midwifery. For newly pregnant women, the sheer amount of information and resources can be overwhelming. You’ll come across conflicting advice and recommendations from books, websites, well-meaning friends and family, medical professionals and even […]

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