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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Feeling at Ease in My Body: Kristine’s Story

As mothers, our bodies undergo so many changes during preconception, pregnancy, and postpartum.  We believe that it is possible to be healthy, thriving, and loving to yourself in every season. Kristine is an HMHB member mama. Today she shares about feeling at ease in her body through her motherhood journey. Kristine shares her story in […]

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Loving My Postpartum Body: Karina’s Story

As mothers, our bodies undergo so many changes during preconception, pregnancy, and postpartum.  We believe that it is possible to be healthy, thriving, and loving to yourself in every season. Karina is an HMHB member mama. Today she’s sharing her lifelong struggle with body image and how pregnancy and postpartum shifted her relationship with her […]

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Defining Whole30 Success for Mamas

This month, as our community journeys together through the January Whole30, we are focusing on positive body image in every season. While trying to conceive, during pregnancy, and through postpartum, you may be watching your body change in ways that feel out of your control. For some women this can cause struggles with trusting, honoring, […]

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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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The 4R Approach: Nutritional Considerations for Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Part 2

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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The 4R Approach: Nutritional Considerations for Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Part 1

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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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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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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