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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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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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Younger Women Can Benefit From Vaginal Therapy

We are so thankful that our partner, Kimberly K. Larson-Ohlsen, MD, took the time to share this important information about how younger women can benefit from vaginal therapy. What does it mean when the most tender of our body parts falls flat? The thinning, drying and inflammation of vaginal walls, called vaginal atrophy, that usually […]

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One and Done? Why I’m Not Ready to Have Another Baby… Yet

It seems like by the time we reach adulthood, everyone around us is concerned with one underlying question: What’s next? When you are single, you get asked “when are you going to meet a nice boy?” When you meet said nice boy, you get asked “when are you going to get married?” The minute my […]

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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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UCHealth Nursing Suite :: A Collaboration of Health and Fun

We are so thankful that our sponsors at UCHealth invited us to experience their amazing new Nursing Suite at the Pepsi Center. Recently, Denver Metro Moms Blog was offered a unique opportunity to visit the Pepsi Center. Not for a Nuggets or Avalanche game. Not for a concert. To breastfeed. Yes, you read that right! […]

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