Tag: labor and delivery

When Your Dream Delivery Becomes Your Worst Nightmare

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The delivery plan. I waited all day knowing I was in early labor. My delivery was going to be amazing, I was certain of it....

A Registry for Mama!

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While I was pregnant, I spent so much time on the future needs of my baby that it took up as much time as...

Real Life :: A UCHealth Birth Story by Lindsey Birkett

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My first birth experience was not what I expected, imagined, or wanted and did not leave me with warm, fuzzy thoughts. So when I got...

OB/GYN Physicians Support Low-Intervention Births

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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...

Should you consider a midwife instead of OB/GYN?

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Many women hear the word “midwife” and think immediately of childbirth. But did you know that Certified Nurse Midwives are trained to care for...

Childbirth Education: Understanding Your Options

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For newly pregnant women, the sheer amount of information and resources can be overwhelming. You’ll come across conflicting advice and recommendations from books, websites,...

What To Expect After Delivery

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You just had your baby --- YAY!! But, now what? As a labor and delivery nurse by trade, I could tell you stories all day...

Considering A Water Birth

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We are so thankful that our partner, Jessica Anderson, MSN, CNM, WHNP-BC at the Center for Midwifery at UCHealth's University of Colorado Hospital shared...

The Role of Alternative Medicine in Pregnancy

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I am often asked by friends, family, and my own patients about the apparent tension between “traditional, western” obstetrics and other more alternative or...

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...

Denver Labor and Delivery Hospitals… {you should know about}

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Choosing a labor and delivery hospital can be a very daunting task. As a new mom, I did not know exactly what to look...