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How to be a Supportive Mama-Nana, During Pregnancy & Postpartum

We are so thankful that our partners and Mama-Nana Lenora Kingston shared this important information with us on pregnancy and postpartum related depression and anxiety. As the Mama of three grown children, and Nana of soon-to-be three grandchildren, I’ve worked hard to develop a healthy role in the lives of my children and their families. As […]

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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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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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The Last Embryo | Denver Metro Moms Blog

The Last Embryo

When you struggle with infertility, a great deal of time is spent thinking about the immediate next steps you must take to get to your end goal. You are consumed with “if x happens, when will I be able to begin my family?” With so much time spent thinking about building your family, it’s easy […]

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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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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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