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Childbirth

Is Your Local Hospital Birthing Center Adoption-Competent?

Just about everyone knows an adoptee. Or an adoptive family, or someone who has placed a baby for adoption — or is involved directly in one. We continually improve so many aspects of patient care. What improvements are being made in the way we “do” adoption? Pioneered in Colorado at Parker Adventist Hospital, the Family […]

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Orgasmic birth: the unicorn of childbirth?

Once upon a time, I wrote about orgasmic birth on my personal blog. At the time, I was only slightly pregnant and figured it was just something that would make for humorous content. But since then, I’ve been thinking about the topic more and more. Orgasmic birth: the unicorn of childbirth? I wanted to start my investigation […]

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Baby+Company' new childbirth center: meet the midwives

Baby+Company is thrilled to be open in Wheat Ridge, Colorado. Their grand opening welcomed 200+ people into the birth center. If you weren’t able to make it they invite you to stop by for tour and complimentary consultation. In the meantime get to know their team of midwives: Laura Thielke MSN, CNM I am very […]

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Is Natural Childbirth All It’s Cracked Up To Be?

The short answer is, Yes! The long answer… I was just 12 weeks pregnant, when our mid-wife asked about our birth plan. I responded, “What is a birth plan”? Before becoming pregnant, I always had planned on getting an epidural a.s.a.p. Why on earth would I want to experience such pain, if there is miracle […]

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My 4 Month Old Weaned Himself....But I Wasn't Ready

 Breastfeeding. This word encompasses feelings of attachment, exhaustion, bonding, frustration, love and imprisonment. For some moms, breastfeeding comes easily, others find it more difficult and many choose not to breastfeed at all.  After a battle of infertility due to hormone abnormalities, I was relieved that I was able to nurse and become part of the […]

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