Putting Families First

Putting Families First

By Mary Margaret Fouse-Bishop, Nurse Supervisor, Jefferson County Public Health After having my first child, I remember feeling a lot of emotions: joy and amazement of bringing a human being into the world, fear of caring for a baby, anxiety about child care needs, guilt about going back to work, and thinking “HOW AM I […]

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Milk Matters: Breastfeeding 101 for New Families

By Marius Nielsen, MSM When looking forward to the birth of a new baby, most parents in Colorado plan to breastfeed. The World Health Organization states,  “Breastfeeding is the normal way of providing young infants with the nutrients they need for healthy growth and development. Virtually all mothers can breastfeed, provided they have accurate information, […]

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