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Returning to Work With Pregnancy Related Depression

Returning to Work With Pregnancy Related Depression

Navigation and Balance…ah.  Those two things can be difficult in any situation. Being a mom AND experiencing pregnancy related depression and/or anxiety, AND returning to work outside of the home can overwhelm the most balanced of women.   Women reading this may already be diagnosed and seeking treatment or some may be reading this and […]

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Pregnancy Brain Isn't a Myth | DMMB

Pregnancy Brain: New Study Shows It’s Not All In Your Head

You’ve probably heard the phrase “baby brain” or “pregnancy brain” used to describe feeling foggy or unfocused while pregnant. In the past, “pregnancy brain” has been dismissed by some researchers as a myth. Now, new research reveals that “baby brain” is not, in fact, all in your head. A recent study in the Medical Journal […]

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Pregnancy related depression and anxiety

Pregnancy-Related Depression & Anxiety: What Is It and What Can I Do?

We are so thankful to Kate Kripke, LCSW, Boulder, CO for providing us this invaluable information on pregnancy related depression and anxiety. If you or someone you know are suffering in silence, please reach out for help! You are not alone!As moms, we are told it all the time- by family, neighbors, media, and commercialism- […]

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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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Forever Loved, Never Forgotten

October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, when we recognize and remember the twenty five percent of pregnancies that do not go full-term, and the babies who were taken from us far too soon. We remember and we feel the loss of our children. It doesn’t matter if there is a specific date marked on the calendar. It doesn’t […]

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PeriCoach | Denver Metro Moms Blog

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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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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Reflecting on my Last Thirty Years… Mom Edition

Last month something monumental happened in my life… I turned 30. This is something I had been dreading basically since I turned 21 a decade ago. Wasn’t I just turning 25 and celebrating a quarter of a century? Cue all of the balloons/tears/wine. For whatever reason, as a woman, 30 seems to be the “big […]

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