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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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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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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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