Bring On The Flavor! Positive aspects of a varied diet during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

One of the best ways we can expose our children to a variety of healthy foods is by eating them during pregnancy as well as while breastfeeding. Julie Mennella, a biopsychologist at Monell Chemical Senses Center in Philidellphia, has been one of the leading researchers investigating the effect of early exposures on the development of taste . Since 1991, she has published a range of studies from the affects of maternal garlic intake on breast […]

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Dancing for Birth

I traveled over the 4th of July weekend to St. John’s Newfoundland. I can now stay I have stood at the furthest point east in North America, Cape Spear, Newfoundland. I can only imagine what life was like in the lighthouse that helped sailors navigate the coastline. 11 phenomenal birth professionals came together here for a week-end workshop that was extraordinary. Leslie Switzer facilitated a Dancing for Birth™ workshop. Over the course of two days […]

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Signs and Risk Factors of Post-Partum Depression

Post-partum depression and anxiety affects 1 in 5 new moms and is known to be the most common complications of childbirth.

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We are partnering with Lucky’s Market for Prenatal Care Classes!

Lucky’s Market in Longmont is hosting two Prenatal Care Classes for our community

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Why Childbirth Education is important

“If I don’t know my options, I don’t have any.” Diana Korte

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The Family Garden video

Wondering what The Family Garden non-profit is all about?

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Authentic Movement Workshop coming next month!

The Family Garden will be hosting an Authentic Movement Afternoon Retreat on Saturday 2/2 from 3-6 p.m.  The theme is: Building Connection for Pregnancy and Beyond.  Check out this video to learn a little more about Authentic Movement!  You may sign up for Rachael’s workshop online at www.family-garden.org and click on the “workshops” tab, find Authentic Movement and then register or call 303-678-1144.

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Boxing Workout for Moms Q&A

Hi Moms, I want to answer some questions about the boxing class: 1. Do I need gloves for the first class? Answer: No – just come and try it out! 2. Do I need gloves if I plan to come regularly? Answer: Yes. Protect those hands if you plan to do the mitt work. 3. How much do gloves cost? Answer: They can be found for between $20 and $30. 4. What is the workout […]

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