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Ask An Expert Midwife Low Intervention Births | DMMB

Ask An Expert:: Midwifery & Low Intervention Births

We are so thankful that our partner, UCHealth midwife Molly Yeoman, took the time to answer these questions submitted by our community of moms regarding midwifery and low intervention births.What exactly is a midwife?  Generally, a midwife does prenatal care, cares for a woman in labor, and sees her after she has her baby for […]

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Thinking of Trying to Conceive? Now’s a great time to get well+prepared!

The best way to have a healthy pregnancy is to be healthy during preconception. At baby+co., they believe that supporting people to become as healthy as possible before they get pregnant is crucial to going on to have a healthy pregnancy and birth. They also know that each individual is unique and when it comes […]

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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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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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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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What's in a Name? | Denver Metro Moms Blog

What’s in a Name?

I’m 2-4 weeks away from giving birth to a baby girl (depending on how high my blood pressure decides to be at any given appointment) and she has no name. Right now she is just “baby girl” when I talk to her, though my twin 3-year-old boys sometimes call her Boba Fett . . . […]

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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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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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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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