“This is a judgement-free zone,” we tell the women as they settle into their chairs. “It’s ALL in here.” The pregnant and postpartum mamas, understandably, often seem a bit nervous at the start of their first support group, unaware of what to make of this hour together. 752 more words
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By Cory Bernard
Prioritizing good sleep is good self love.
What is protected sleep?
Sleep is important to all humans; it’s one of our primary sources of energy. 1,362 more words
Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMADs) are psychological disorders that present during the period shortly before childbirth and up to one-year post childbirth (Ayers & Shakespeare, 2015; Howard et al., 2014; MacMillan, n.d.; World Health Organization , 2017). 2,131 more words
Motherhood Unveiled: “This Isn’t What I Thought”
Over the course of ten long and beautiful months of pregnancy there is so much excitement; the dreams, the little outfits and baby showers. 1,491 more words