You just had your baby --- YAY!! But, now what? As a labor and delivery nurse by trade, I could tell you stories all day long. But as an expecting mom, what do you actually want to hear? What...
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Let’s Talk About Birth

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. . . {and then however we may choose to do it, let's cheer each other on} I answered the phone and heard the voice of my youngest sister, who was almost 9 months pregnant with her first child....
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...
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 nurse midwife’s role goes beyond that of delivering babies. Nurse midwives...

8 Ways to Help a New Mom

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  Having been a new mom twice now, I have a lot to say about this topic. Thankfully, I've learned about all the things moms wish they had known before bringing home baby. My youngest was born two months ago,...
You make a variety of healthy decisions each day to take care of your body and mind during pregnancy. From prenatal supplements, nutrition choices and ample rest, these thoughtful actions build toward a safe delivery and healthy mom and...
You may have heard by now that Rose Medical Center has opened the state’s first birth center inside a hospital. For moms who are looking for a low-intervention experience in a more home-like environment, this could be a great...
 “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 she asked...
Dear Pregnant Body, Hey you! We've known each other very well these past 2-years. Considering I've been pregnant for eighteen of these past 27-months, I'd say we are peas in a pod. We get each other. It has been my...
If you've ever read anything about pregnancy over 40, it probably discussed the reduced chances of conceiving and/or the risks of carrying a baby in your 40s, likely containing very valid points. But what is it actually like to...
If you know or see a pregnant woman, please do not say any of this to her. In fact, as a general rule you shouldn't say anything unless you have something nice to say. "You're so cute." "You're so...
There is a community of mothers who have experienced unimaginable tragedy, the loss of a child. They have been to hell and back and are forever changed. Three mothers agreed to share their stories and answer our...
New Season. New Grief.

Preparing for a New Season

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So, you may or may not be used to me by now and my Debbie Downer tendencies. I like to tell people I'm actually an idealist! But since we live in a world that is broken and imperfect, I'm...
I looked down and there it was — a blue positive sign. Our family of three was officially expanding and even though it was my second pregnancy my mind instantly started racing. There were so many things to consider...

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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...