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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A Functional Medicine Approach to PMDD

The contents of this article present the research and ideas of its author(s) on a functional medicine approach to PMDD and was created for informational purposes only. All information, content, and material on this website is for informational purposes and not intended to serve as a substitute for the consultation, diagnosis, and/or medical treatment of […]

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Episode #132: Good Moms Have Scary Thoughts with Karen Kleiman

Steph interviews Karen Kleiman, MSW about her #speakthesecret campaign which helps new moms validate their feelings, share their fears, and start feeling better. Over 90% of new mothers will have scary, intrusive thoughts about their baby and themselves, but many are afraid to tell anyone. Moms are left feeling confused, frustrated, or scared about what […]

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Easing Into a Postpartum Workout Routine

by Lisa Schoenholt After my son’s birth, I waited until I had a two-hour window to take a workout class and finally have some time to myself. I waited…and waited…and waited. As the weeks turned into months, it was abundantly clear that my “magic window” wasn’t going to just happen, and I needed a new […]

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Rehabbing Core and Pelvic Floor Postpartum

By Ashley Gammon My story I am a mom to my three presidents, Mckinley(10), Madison (9) and Monroe(6), a military wife of 15 years and an advocate for women and their health. Just like you, I was a mom on the other side of the computer screen–overwhelmed and desperately searching for answers on how to […]

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Advocating for my Mental Health: Cara’s Story

by Cara Koster 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 the Postpartum Support International (PSI) warmline […]

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Dating Your Partner After Babies

by Tamara Patterson It’s date night. Although you are excited, it’s just not how it used to be. You think back to those evenings you painted your toenails, put on a sexy outfit and off the two of you went exploring the newest restaurant in town. You had plenty of time to even see a […]

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Formula-Feeding Whole Mamas

by Chelsea Long, Whole Mamas Content Coordinator If you’re anything like, me, when it comes to parenting, it can be easy to feel that there’s only one “right” way to do something, and you can have the sneaking suspicion that you’re doing it “wrong.” The truth is, there is no right or wrong when it […]

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