5 Must-Know Tips for Exclusive Pumping While Traveling

5 Must-Know Tips for Exclusive Pumping While Traveling

5 Tips for Pumping while Traveling. What to pack for pumping, how to talk to family about pumping, what to know about pumping when you are traveling.

Infertility Journey: Wishing to be Postpartum

Infertility Journey: Wishing to be Postpartum

What does it feel like to wait over a year for a positive pregnancy test? Amber shares her story of infertility and waiting to become a mom.

Infertility, Vanishing Twin and Postpartum

Infertility, Vanishing Twin and Postpartum

After grad school, I settled into my career and got ready for the next chapter of my life...and it never came. I was pretty embarrassed, ashamed, and disappointed.

The Quest to be More than a Mom

The Quest to be More than a Mom

Women can easily feel lost in this identity shift and wonder where the “woman” behind mom has gone.

An informal survey on my Instagram page showed that 92% of respondents said they struggle with the identity shift.

Postpartum Anxiety: 8 Things Everyone Needs to Know

Postpartum Anxiety: 8 Things Everyone Needs to Know

When I first became a mom, I felt isolated and was in survival mode. I was not prepared to feel the dark and complex emotions.

Postpartum Mom Recovery with a Baby in the NICU

Postpartum Mom Recovery with a Baby in the NICU

A NICU mom is choosing whether to rest and let her body heal or venture down long halls to sit in uncomfortable chairs and (maybe) snuggle her child with cords. Sometimes the snuggling isn’t even an option and she watches, through an isolet, as she hopes her baby hears her voice and feels her love. ⁣

No One is in Charge of Teaching Us About Postpartum

No One is in Charge of Teaching Us About Postpartum

Where can you learn about postpartum? The topic is often brushed over. This has an effect on the whole family as men and women alike struggle to understand the complexity of this time. The lack of knowledge, understanding and normalization overflows to our homes, workplaces, community settings, and screens.

Postpartum Resources to Support You in Life After Birth

Postpartum Resources to Support You in Life After Birth

After my first baby, I didn’t know where to look for resources. I didn’t know where I could turn for a look at honest motherhood and postpartum. I didn’t know it was okay to not be okay. I thought I had to fight like hell to have it all “put together” and I was so tired and worn from it. Now I know there are resources out there and you deserve to know about them too.

Understanding Postpartum in the Past and Present

Understanding Postpartum in the Past and Present

When it comes to postpartum and motherhood, we’ve seen the harmful changes and it’s time we stand up against it and demand better for ourselves. The narrative around postpartum has shifted with the generations.

Living with a PMAD After Birth: 5 Women’s Stories

Living with a PMAD After Birth: 5 Women’s Stories

Postpartum Mood Disorders affect over 20% of moms. Surely that is more than one mom that you personally know. However, you might not know that she has struggled because the stigma remains high and the conversation is kept behind closed doors.

Marriage After Baby: 5 Communication Tips to Save Your Relationship

Marriage After Baby: 5 Communication Tips to Save Your Relationship

By being purposeful about communicating your postpartum experience to your partner, you can improve the postpartum relationship and be a team in postpartum recovery.

Postpartum Emotions: The Changes and Feelings to Expect as a New Mom

Postpartum Emotions: The Changes and Feelings to Expect as a New Mom

This is a time that is full of transformation for a woman and yet we so often hear “Oh, she’s just so emotional.” Or we even say it ourselves “Don’t mind me, I’m just emotional.” While there is some jest in the extremities we can experience, it doesn’t change the reality that these emotions are a biological response and are often telling us something important.