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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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Taking Back Control:: Mommy Doesn’t Pee Her Pants Anymore

Date night, at last! There I was, sitting across the table from my handsome husband, nice glass of wine in hand, full evening of kid-free adult conversation ahead of us. We had no baby, no three year old, no nursing, no burping, no spit up, no boogers, and no body functions. And then . . […]

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A Real Mother’s Day Gift: Honesty & Support

We are so thankful to our sponsors at the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment for providing this post on pregnancy-related depression and anxiety.Congratulations to all the new mamas out there celebrating your first Mother’s Day—or your first with your newest kiddo! As you celebrate Mother’s Day, consider having an honest discussion with that […]

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FAQS About Pregnancy and Varicose Veins

We are so thankful for our sponsors at Albert Vein Institute (AVI) for providing this great information about pregnancy and varicose veins.By Dr. James D. Albert of Albert Vein Institute (AVI), COLORADO’S VEIN SPECIALIST CAN I TREAT MY VARICOSE VEINS WHILE I AM PREGNANT?  Unfortunately, there is no safe treatment of varicose veins while you are […]

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Questions About Marijuana While Pregnant and Nursing

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. Ah, motherhood.  The things we give up for these little human beings. When you’re pregnant, there are a multitude of things you aren’t supposed to consume – goodbye alcohol, deli […]

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Maternal Morbidity is a Serious Issue, Even Today

We are so thankful Dr. Amita Kumar shared this important information on maternal morbidity and pregnancy health! Surprisingly, maternal mortality is a newsworthy topic right now in our country. While globally, maternal deaths are decreasing thanks to improvements in infection prevention and other precautions, in the United States, maternal deaths are actually increasing. The increase […]

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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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Breast Health: What to Do During & After Pregnancy

We are so thankful that our partner, Elizabeth Newell, MD, took the time to share this important information about breast health before and after pregnancy.For pregnant women, it can be amazing how much your body changes to prepare for the birth of your child. And while these changes are miraculous and beautiful, it’s important to […]

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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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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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