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What Happens After Delivery | DMMB

What To Expect After Delivery

We are so thankful that Alli Winter and our partners at Sky Ridge Medical Center shared this valuable information about labor and delivery with us! You just had your baby — YAY!! But, now what? As a labor and delivery nurse by trade, I could tell you stories all day long.  But as an expecting mom, […]

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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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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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Vaginal Birth after C-Section - VBAC | DMMB

Will I Be Able to Give Birth Vaginally After a C-Section?

We are so thankful that our partner, Dr. Jeremiah McNamara has shared this information about the benefits and possibility of VBAC with our community!  While some C-sections are planned for various medical reasons and others are unexpected and occur during what began as a normally progressing labor, the cesarean section rate in the United States remains around 30 […]

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Colorado Institute for Maternal and Fetal Health at UCH and Children's Hospital.

Considering A Water Birth

We are so thankful that our partner, Jessica Anderson, MSN, CNM, WHNP-BC at the Center for Midwifery at UCHealth‘s University of Colorado Hospital shared this very important information with us!  Have you ever considered birthing your baby in the water? Water birth is an amazing, empowering, safe option where women labor and birth their baby in warm water. […]

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Good to Know Colorado

Marijuana and Your Baby

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.  When I learned I was pregnant, my mind went in a million directions, and I had SO many questions. I was excited, nervous and, to be quite honest, scared out of […]

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Infertility

Infertility: The Second Child

We hear a lot about infertility these days.  Everybody knows somebody struggling to get pregnant.  It seems like an epidemic with our generation.  And let me tell you from experience, the struggle is real. I talked about it here, but there’s a part of this journey people don’t seem to talk much about and it’s […]

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