“Are you pushing?!” My midwife, Emily, walked into my bedroom on a Sunday morning after receiving our call that it was time.  “Yes!” I said between breaths. I was kneeling on the floor with my head and arms resting on...
We are so thankful to Dr. James. D. Albert of Albert Vein Institute who is "Colorado's Vein Specialist" for providing this sponsored post highlighting symptoms and/or physical findings that may represent “medically necessary” venous insufficiency and the importance of...
Having reached a point where your grief has subsided to intermittent passing thoughts rather than a constant state of pain, technology throws a punch in the form of an algorithm from Facebook-land. A little message pops up to remind you that "5 years ago today you... were just letting everyone know that you "won't actually be having a baby in July, no heartbeat."" And you will get to relive that grief all over again.
“You sure have perfected the pregnant waddle!” a co-worker of mine exclaimed as he walked behind me down the hallway to the teacher’s lounge. I cringed and gave a half-hearted laugh. “You’re right, I have,” I managed to mumble...
Are there any other moms out there who have gotten to the very end of their pregnancy (I'm one day shy of 40 weeks as I write this) and feel like giving birth is just something you meant to...
Miscarriage. It's common, yet somehow a dark mystery, a distant grief, a great unknown...until you have one. And then even though it's common, it's very uncommon to you. If you're like I was and know little about miscarriage—and certainly not...
It may sound strange to say, but I am exactly the kind of expectant mother now that I would have hated when I was pregnant the first time.  It’s funny to me how time can change your perspective.  I...
Once upon a time, expectant mothers were told that if they delivered a baby by Cesarean section, all their remaining children would have to be delivered the same way. The myth persists, so some would-be moms worry about that. Here’s...
My husband and I announced back in April that we are expecting a baby in September!  We are beyond excited, but this also comes with some fears, changes, and adaptations that are much different than a normal pregnancy.  How...
July 17th marks the day my family and I lost our little Hope to miscarriage. It has been an unbelievable several years since then. Although the following years have brought us two healthy boys and a kind of healing...

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When your child needs specialized care, searching for a provider can seem like a daunting task. The Colorado Springs Guide to Pediatric Therapy will...