Creating Space to Process Motherhood

by Cathryn Monro When it’s not what you thought it would be Becoming a mother can be shocking, difficult, and frightening. Your body, focus and lifestyle all undergo a huge transition. Along with your identity, your priorities and worries change. Even when things go to plan it can be a struggle to adapt. Sometimes our […]

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Can My Diet Impact My Mood Postpartum?

The information included in Dear Stephanie posts is for educational purposes only. It is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always consult your healthcare provider to determine the appropriateness of the information for your own situation, or if you have any questions regarding conception, pregnancy, or your prenatal treatment […]

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Food as Medicine Postpartum: Replenishing Nutrient Stores and Restoring the Gut

by Stephanie Greunke If you need immediate help, the National Suicide Prevention Hotline is a free and confidential network of more than 140 crisis centers nationwide. It is available 24/7 to contact in a crisis at 1-800-273-8255. You can call for yourself or someone you care about. For additional help, call Postpartum Support International’s warmline at 800-944-4773. You’ll get […]

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Food as Medicine Postpartum: Reducing Inflammation and Regulating Blood Sugar

by Stephanie Greunke  If you need immediate help, the National Suicide Prevention Hotline is a free and confidential network of more than 140 crisis centers nationwide. It is available 24/7 to contact in a crisis at 1-800-273-8255. You can call for yourself or someone you care about. For additional help, call Postpartum Support International’s warmline at 800-944-4773. You’ll get […]

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Pregnancy-Safe Fish Recipes

There’s no doubt about it: fish contains tons of nutrients that are great for moms and babes. Fish is loaded with protein, vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and not to mention the brain boosting fatty acids EPA and DHA. It can get easy to become stuck in a rut with the same old fish recipes, but […]

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PPD and Intrusive Thoughts: Molly’s Story

Meet Molly B., a mama who reached out to us on Instagram. Molly is a stay at home mama to her two-and-a-half-year-old son, Harrison. She shares her love and passion for wellness and holistic health through her Instagram.We had to share her inspiring #MyHealthyHappyPostpartum story in her own words. Do you have a Healthy, Happy […]

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PPD and Intrusive Thoughts: Molly’s Story

Meet Molly B., a mama who reached out to us on Instagram. Molly is a stay at home mama to her two-and-a-half-year-old son, Harrison. She shares her love and passion for wellness and holistic health through her Instagram.We had to share her inspiring #MyHealthyHappyPostpartum story in her own words. Do you have a Healthy, Happy […]

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Optimizing Gut Health in All Stages of Motherhood

This post is part of our ongoing Five Questions With series, in which we interview a pregnancy, postpartum, or baby health and wellness expert. The information included in this post is for educational purposes only. It is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Consult your healthcare provider to determine […]

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Preparing for Postpartum: Chelsea’s Story

By Chelsea Long, Healthy Mama Happy Baby Content Coordinator When I was pregnant with my first son, I spent all of my time preparing for his birth and didn’t give much thought to postpartum. Because of this, I was woefully unprepared for the mental health challenges that postpartum brought me. I was trapped in a […]

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Postpartum Support for Your Partner

This month, our Whole30 HMHB team is publishing resources and stories related to postpartum mental health. If you need immediate help, the National Suicide Prevention Hotline is a free and confidential network of more than 140 crisis centers nationwide. It is available 24/7 to contact in a crisis at 1-800-273-8255. You can call for yourself or someone you […]

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