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Can the Pill Cause Cancer? | Denver Metro Moms Blog

Can I get breast cancer from the pill?

Can oral contraceptive pills influence the risk of breast cancer? This a difficult question to answer. In medicine, we tend to look at risks and benefits, because all medications, even acetaminophen or vitamins, have side effects and risks. Most oral contraceptives contain synthetic versions of estrogen and progesterone, the main “female” hormones. Taking a birth control […]

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Tips to Simplify Mom Life | Denver Metro Moms Blog

My Simple Tips to Simplify Life

Mom guilt. It’s something that is so incredibly real. I have the hardest time taking care of myself without a slight feeling of guilt. I mean, even the dog eats breakfast before I do. Between packing lunches, driving to activities, working, and everything else, it’s hard to find time for self-care. Everything feels complicated, and […]

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Mama Doesn’t Pee Her Pants Anymore (I am the Queen of my Castle)

It’s official, I am the MASTER of my Domain, the Lord of the Manor, the Queen of the Castle. That’s right, this mama doesn’t pee her pants anymore! I don’t have to worry about sneezing, laughing, coughing, blowing my nose, running, jumping, or drinking too much water leading to frustrating embarrassment and a change of […]

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On Being Unremarkable

A few months back we went to our daughter’s preschool for parent-teacher conferences. As most parents do, we walked in her classroom with the knowledge that our daughter was NOT, in fact, on any sort of normal trajectory, because we knew for sure that she was spectacular. The smartest kid who ever lived! Seriously, look […]

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Ask an Expert Midwifery & Low Intervention Childbirth | Denver Metro Moms Blog

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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Alcohol Awareness Month: What are you running to?

April is National Alcohol Awareness Month, which causes me to take a not-so-fond journey down memory lane. It’s likely that I’m the only writer for this blog to have been through an “intervention.” Not as a participant, but as the focus of one. I’ve been sober for two years and while the detour my life […]

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