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Postpartum Insomnia

The Cruel Irony of Postpartum Insomnia

Postpartum depression, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder and psychosis; the childbirth classes introduced me to all of those terms and then I expanded my knowledge when I started attending a postpartum support group. But not once did anyone warn me of this one: Postpartum insomnia. That’s probably because it’s no secret that all new parents lose […]

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More Sleep with the Dream Feed | Denver Metro Moms Blog

More Sleep with the Dream Feed

Before my boys were born, as part of my husband’s benefits, I worked with a lactation consultant. For free! Amazing right? Breastfeeding support from an employer. I digress… The lactation consultant and I discussed my breastfeeding plan, some local resources, and how we could continue to work together after my boys were born and during […]

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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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Making Sense of the New SIDS Recommendations

We are so thankful that our partner, Dr. Lisa Schwartz, took the time to share this important information about the new AAP recommendations regarding SIDS . The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) announced at its annual conference two weeks ago an update to its policy for reducing the risk of sleep-related infant deaths (SIDS). While the […]

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Entering a Season of Rest

It’s been a tough year…or two or three. My definition of rest has changed, especially since having a child. I have fond pre-motherhood memories of actually taking a nap on the couch to get some rest. I used to spend my weekends resting after a long week at the office by lounging around in my […]

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Top 10 ‘Must Haves’ for New Baby

Registry lists are great for essentials, but no matter how much research you do, it’s hard to know exactly what you will need. I never dreamed that a 6 pound human would need so much ‘stuff.’ Here are my top 10 items that I could not live without, the first 3 months. 1. Boppy Newborn […]

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