Want to know about all of the good stuff happening at the 'hood?

Weekly newsletters full of good information, class offerings, schedule reminders and team and 'hoodie profiles.


You've heard of the mama' hood but
you're curious what we're all about?

Come join us for cookies and tea while you learn
about our services and take a tour.
Guest companies and presenters often show up too...
New & expecting families and practitioners welcome!

3rd Friday of every month from 5:30-7p


April 2017



Big thanks to Sara Guenther for getting our new Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training off the ground. Keep an eye on the schedule - first training starts in October! Yoga Alliance

August 2016

Colorado Parent Magazine names the mama 'hood a Family Favorite for Breastfeeding Instruction & Support!

and a finalist for Maternity & Baby Store...

Thank you Colorado!

June 2016

the mama 'hood's 'hoodie foodie Group kicks off at Mell's Cheese and Parisi's!

Connect with your fellow hoodies - or with families at two of Denver's most beloved restaurants. Enjoy discounts and build community while enjoying AMAZING food.


Parisi's is offering 'hoodies 15% your dine-in meal purchase when you mention you are a 'hoodie foodie.
4401 Tennyson Street/303.561.0234




At Mell's Cheese, buy 1 food item and get 2nd of equal or lesser value for 1/2 off when you mention you are a 'hoodie foodie.
3000 Zuni Street/303.455.9555

May 2016

shop the mama 'hood for cutting edge maternity and nursing fashion

the mama 'hood offers Denver's most extensive and unique selection of maternity and nursing fashion, gear and necessities.

Come explore our carefully-selected dresses, pants, skirts, tops, nursing bras & accessories to find clothing that you love. No longer is maternity and nursing clothing merely functional - now you can feel beautiful and fashionable too! Our expertly-trained front desk teams will guide you through our shops to make your experience at the mama 'hoodsuccessful and enjoyable.

April 2016

the mama 'hood to offer their signature Breastfeeding Groups at the Denver JCC

In partnership with The Mama 'Hood, Family Programs is thrilled to offer a weekly breastfeeding support group on Tuesdays from 10:00 am - 11:30 am, starting April 12!

No reservations are necessary, just drop in and experience community support and experience-sharing (you are not the only one dealing with this!) Babies will weigh-in at the beginning of group and at the end of group so that you have a clear understanding of how much milk you are producing.

Facilitated by Sarah Choinard, a registered nurse and an IBCLC (international board certified lactation consultant) with The Mama 'Hood.

Classes cost: $16 drop in; 5-punch card for $70; 10-punch card for $130.

Please visit to purchase your punchcards! This class will meet in the Living Room, room 205 at the JCC.

Questions? Contact Jill Katchen at 303.316.6336 or

March 2016

the mama'hood is making an impact in Colorado...

We recently received a prestigious award from CO Impact Initiative.  We were among 600 applicants to be able to participate as an organization, only 66 were invited to the event and only 8 of us were selected as winners.  

the mama'hood received a prestigious award for Outstanding Social Venture in Early Childhood Education and Development.

What is Colorado Impact Initiative?  CO Impact Initiative is a unique opportunity for social ventures such as ours to receive support to help make a real impact in Colorado. With the support of the CO Impact Initiative we will be able to do even more in our community.

Questions? Contact Linda Appel Lipsius at 303.433.2980 x102 or

February 2016

Treat yourself to the Conscious Cleanse with your fellow mamas at the 'hood!

Why are we so HAPPY? For almost a decade, we have been connecting thousands of real people with real food to achieve real results.

The mission of the Conscious Cleanse is to provide simple ways to help you flourish in your own body so you can access true healing. Jules and Jo will call forth your vibrant self so that you can live your best life. This is the Conscious Cleanse journey, and we are grateful to share it with you!

Sign me up for the Concious Cleanse!