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Pregnancy

Reflections on My First Miscarriage

I am sitting in bed this evening, like most. My husband is in the office working on school work for his masters while our 15-month-old has been sound asleep for a couple of hours now. But this evening is in stark contrast to one week ago when we were in the ER for bleeding that […]

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‘I cannot express how little I care that you hate the photos’ — Chrissy Teigen speaks out

Pregnancy loss takes a huge emotional and financial toll — which many people still don’t talk about. Chrissy Teigen is breaking that silence.  Chrissy Teigen and John Legend received an outpouring of support on social media earlier this month after revealing that they lost their third child following pregnancy complications. They also caught a ton […]

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This Maternal Health Campaign Empowers Pregnant Women and New Moms

The United States is facing a maternal health crisis: Approximately 700 women die during pregnancy, at delivery, or soon after delivery each year. More than 60 percent of those pregnancy-related deaths are preventable. That’s why the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is launching Hear Her, a national campaign to address maternal mortality issues. Supported through a partnership […]

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Denver Children’s Consignment Sales Spring 2020

It’s finally here! Twice a year, Mile High Mamas does a round-up detailing Colorado’s popular children’s consignment sales. Thousands of shoppers find bargains on kids’ clothing for newborn-preteen, toys, strollers, furniture, baby equipment, books, shoes, maternity items and more…all at 50-90% below retail. Be sure to check out the following fabulous sales. Always double-check the website […]

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(Hilarious) Third Trimester Tendencies

Pregnancy brain is: Requesting information from your midwife about postpartum contraception, specifically an IED, without realizing that you are asking to have an explosive devised placed in the uterus.  My amazingly professional midwife glossed over my comment and handed me several handouts for an intrauterine device (an IUD). With just one month  left until the […]

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