Disappointment as a Mom: How Gender, Birth Plans & Health Impacts New Moms

Disappointment as a Mom: How Gender, Birth Plans & Health Impacts New Moms

We're talking about gender disappointment, medical disappointment, and birth disappointment. Maybe it's just not being ready to be a mom yet. Maybe it's the disappointment of how something has gone differently than the way you anticipated. The struggle I see here is that we don't often feel okay to have joy and disappointment coexisting with gratitude. Many new moms have this feeling of grief and disappointment over how something has gone.

New Mom Question and Answers: Postpartum Depression, Pumping and Sex

New Mom Question and Answers: Postpartum Depression, Pumping and Sex

Pain while pumping, how long can PPD last, painful sex, Csection scare healing and splitting responsibilities as a stay at home mom. The questions this week in our Postpartum Q&A

Pregnancy Memes: Hilarious Memes New Moms Need in Each Trimester

Pregnancy Memes: Hilarious Memes New Moms Need in Each Trimester

As you track your pregnancy week by week, you likely know what size fruit your baby is or what should happen on your pregnancy trimester timeline. Sometimes, though, you need a relatable laugh to get you through when the weeks feel like years and the symptoms feel unrelenting. 

The 6-Week Postpartum Check-Up: How to Maximize Your Postpartum Care

The 6-Week Postpartum Check-Up: How to Maximize Your Postpartum Care

How to prepare for your postpartum exam, do you need to go to your 6 week checkup and knowing when you need more checkups after giving birth.