postpartum

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Kate Middleton To Tammy Duckworth: Redefining Postpartum? Or Just Pushing Women To Do More?

I wish that our culture valued the most vital month postpartum as a time for healing our bodies and holding our babies. Sadly, I’m not sure we ever Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   04.25.18   |   SHARE
Awash in the postpartum anxiety, I felt glued to the couch, unable to mobilize myself to get anything done except the bare basics of being a present.

What To Do When You Have Postpartum Anxiety

Awash in the postpartum anxiety, I felt glued to the couch, unable to mobilize myself to get anything done except the bare basics of being a present. Read...
Carrie Saum    |   03.9.18   |   SHARE
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I Had Postpartum Anxiety, But I Didn’t Fail At Motherhood

I am a good mom for taking care of my needs — for getting the help of therapy and medication for my postpartum anxiety, even if I needed it sooner. Read...
Risa Kerslake    |   03.7.18   |   SHARE
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How I lost and found myself through pole dancing after becoming a mom.

From Pregnancy To Pole Dancing

I let go of my own judgment and felt the weight of the past few years falling away. I lost and found myself through pole dancing after becoming a mom. Read...
Kimberlee Auerbach Berlin    |   12.6.17   |   SHARE
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Postpartum Self-Care (image credit: Mariah Aro Sharp @mightymooseart)

Rav’s Repro: Postpartum Self-Care 

Self-care can be a challenge for many of us. Add a newborn and a body recovering from childbirth, and postpartum self-care gets a whole lot tougher. Read...
Erin Khar   |   11.7.17   |   SHARE
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Even if you desperately need help, even if you want it, it's sometimes very hard to ask for it. Here are easy ways to help a new parent!

Easy Ways To Help A New Parent

Even if you desperately need help, even if you want it, it's sometimes very hard to ask for it. So here are some easy ways to help a new parent! Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   10.23.17   |   SHARE
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I know in my heart that these feelings of failure will pass. I know that I can't expect myself to be a robot and be perfect at handling everything, all at once, all the time.

Rav’s Repro: Failure To Thrive 

Failure to thrive. It’s an awful term. All I heard was failure. In my mind, over and over, you’ve failed him, you’ve failed him. Read...
Erin Khar    |   08.29.17   |   SHARE
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image credit my kids and Irina Shayk's instagram

What Is A Post-Baby Body, Anyway?

Not "How does she look like that four months after having a baby?" More like "HOW DOES SHE LOOK LIKE THAT AT ALL?" Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   07.17.17   |   SHARE
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