How to Take Care of Yourself As a Mom

How to Take Care of Yourself As a Mom

Author: Priscilla Gilbert, LMHC Don’t Ignore Your Own Health    As moms we are so intentionally focused in providing the best care to our infants in order to nurture them to their fullest potential. Common practice is for moms to ignore and forsake themselves until...
Intimacy After Baby-The New Normal

Intimacy After Baby-The New Normal

Marisa Etting, MA, LCMHC Clinical Director at ME Psychotherapy, LLC       Most new mothers are barely thinking about sex and intimacy in the few weeks after birth. Your body is battered, the recovery can last for weeks, and there is always a needy baby all over your...
Benefits of Joining a Mom Group

Benefits of Joining a Mom Group

By Jessica Foley, MA, LMHC, LPCC  Lately, new mom groups have gotten a bad rap.  You’ve just had your new little bundle, you’ve overtired, and somewhat stressed-you might be asking yourself “is now is the time to be making new friends?”.  But actually, this vulnerable...
Self Care in the Fourth Trimester

Self Care in the Fourth Trimester

Tara Dallas Certified Childbirth Consultant Maternal Home Childbirth Services   The first three months of a newborn’s life can be such a bittersweet time. There are many challenges for mother and baby as they transition into life as two individuals but it is...
How to Handle Lack of Routine with a New Baby

How to Handle Lack of Routine with a New Baby

By Victoria Swinghamer   You’ve spent the past nine months preparing for your baby’s arrival, but when you get home you discover that no amount of preparation could have predicted what your baby’s routine—or lack thereof—would be like. And just when you think you’ve...
10 Mantras For New Moms

10 Mantras For New Moms

Julie Fors, Journey Forward Birth & Parenting   Having a baby is one of the biggest life changes you’re going to go through. It comes with amazing joys and lots of confusing and frustrating moments. During your pregnancy, birth and these first few months, you are...