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2018 Family Favorites: Pregnancy and Baby

Preparing for your bundle of joy can feel like a full-time job. Here are some parent-recommended services that will make that pregnancy and early baby-hood stage a little easier.

Prenatal Exercise Class

Top Five
Winner: Belly Bliss

Stay healthy and become stronger throughout your pregnancy with the Belly Yoga, Barre Sculpt, and Fusion Sculpt fitness classes offered at Belly Bliss. Their additional services improve your well-being while guiding you through all stages of your pregnancy. Two metro locations. 303-399-1191.

Local Maternity and Baby Boutique

Top Five
Winner: The Mama’hood

The Mama’hood is a one-stop shop for moms-to-be during all the stages of pregnancy. The boutique is chock-full of hip, eco-friendly, and locally-sourced products that encourage new mothers to look and feel great. The Mama’hood also schedules a rich lineup of classes and groups for creating happy families. 2902 Zuni St., Denver. 303-643-5662.


Top Five
Winner: Midtown OB/GYN

Midtown Obstetrics & Gynecology provides services from preconception counseling to postpartum care, in addition to comprehensive assistance with women’s gynecological health. Addressing contraception, infertility, teen health, prenatal and postpartum care, and surgery, the staff provide compassionate care and bilingual treatment. Two metro locations. 303-321-2166.

Breastfeeding Support and Instruction

Top Five
Winner: The Mama’hood

The board-certified lactation consultants at The Mama’hood strive to make every step of pregnancy as comfortable and natural as possible for families. Their breastfeeding groups and classes allow mothers to interact with one another and their babies in a comfortable environment. Independent consultations and rental lactation equipment are also available. 2902 Zuni St., Denver. 303-643-5662.

Independent Birth Center

Top Five
Winner: Mountain Midwifery Center

Mountain Midwifery Center (MMC) is run and supervised by a staff of outstanding midwives. Moms love MMC because the staff personalizes care, being flexible as they help moms through their unique birthing plans. They encourage freedom of movement, utilizing whatever positions or equipment women need and provide state-of-the-art water birth pools for every client. 3535 S. Lafayette St., Suite 100, Englewood. 303-788-0600. 

Hospital Birth Center

Top Five
Winner: Rose Medical Center

The newly refurbished Rose Babies Birth Center prioritizes comfort and efficiency with their homey and relaxing rooms as well as family- and baby-centered care. Facility tours and resources are available for all stages of pregnancy, making your decision to choose Rose a confident one. 4567 E. 9th Ave., Denver. 303-320-2121.

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