From cooking, to keeping your toddlers active, to fashion, to elevating women’s voices, here are a selection of Mom-powered Instagram accounts that you need to follow today! As the old saying goes, “it takes a village to raise a...
While I was pregnant, I spent so much time on the future needs of my baby that it took up as much time as a second job would have. My spreadsheet of needs was impeccably thorough and it looked...
As I write this, I am holding my newborn daughter. How does this happen? I was 5 weeks pregnant just a hot minute ago, right? Pregnancy is one of the weirdest ways yet I have experienced time (and please...
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 pregnant. While pregnant, the best option is...
No doubt a woman’s body is completely and utterly fascinating and incredibly strong. After all, we create, nurture, and sustain life. But this does not mean that we are immune to the effects that all of this life-giving superpower...
Sometimes, women experience some unfortunate side effects from giving birth, including incontinence and prolapse. But there’s help for them. There is a very specific sub-specialty of gynecology, called urogynecology, which deals with treatments of issues, which are called pelvic floor...
I have two sons.  My oldest is three and obsessed with construction trucks and he's just a hysterical human being. When I got pregnant with him, my husband and I had been married for about six months. I was on...
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...
It’s no secret that women’s bodies go through a lot of changes during and after pregnancy. Some of these changes can be quite fun (strong nails and hair for the win) while others are a little trickier to embrace...
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....
Every family wants to make the best choices for their baby. Deciding how to feed their newborn is a very personal choice for moms. In Colorado, over 90 percent of moms choose to breastfeed. Regardless of whether a mom...
I’ve heard that when women are ready to be done having babies, they “just know.” Before now, I never believed that I would come to that realization. My mind tends to rationalize everything to the point where my intuition is...
Preeclampsia is a problem that can occur in the late stages of pregnancy and even during the postpartum (after delivery of your baby) period, and causes high blood pressure, protein in the urine, and sometimes other symptoms such as...
The holiday season is a time for families to get together and celebrate; many of my OB patients find themselves traveling during this season and wonder about the possible effects this will have on their pregnancy. While I...

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Holiday Markets & Shopping Around Denver

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Denver has some amazing opportunities to shop local this holiday season! These amazing holiday markets and shopping events around Denver are sure to have...