C-section mothers will often relate to the loss we feel when a planned vaginal birth ends with an unplanned Cesarean section. We planned for one thing, and the opposite happened. But isn’t that just motherhood in general? We mothers get busy planning and plotting and then the opposite happens? In fact, after talking with every […]
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And then my mind lands on one of the most powerful moments from the first year. I’m sitting in my counselor’s office, eyes wet, nose runny and voice crackly as I recall that first moment, the one where I felt so uprooted just after labor and delivery. We processed through the depression and anxiety tied […]
We all know that the last month of pregnancy lasts about 354 days. If you’re nearing the last month of your first pregnancy, then you are quickly learning it will drag on forever. And despite researching all the pregnancy must haves, some thoughts inevitably begin to come to mind. Things You Think in That Last Month […]
We are so thankful to UCHealth maternal-fetal medicine specialist Laura Klein, MD, for taking time to answer our important questions submitted by our community of moms regarding advanced maternal age.
After our daughter was born, it was surreal. It felt a lot like babysitting. Like someone else more responsible was going to pick her up to take her home. Like I wasn’t really her mom.
I’ve been fascinated by babies ever since I can remember. In high school, we had to take a Home-Ec course where we took home an electronic baby for the weekend that cried when it’s needs weren’t met. I could not wait for it to be my turn. I was that girl. I loved every second […]
I was digging into a new book that a fellow mama encouraged me and a few other girlfriends to read, and as I opened the introduction the writer started talking about the day she became a mom. She spoke about a seven-pound baby that was placed on her chest. And, then an overwhelming feeling of love […]
We are so thankful to our UCHealth OB/GYN partner, Charles Lalonde, MD, for taking time to answer our important questions submitted by our community of moms regarding VBAC.
This is only what I imagine my husband is thinking, what I believe he would confess as I grow our third child during the first trimester. We’ve been here before, after all. And I know we can do it again. I’ve kissed her cheeks two times now. It’s pushing the time I need to head out […]