8 Ways To Move Past Mom Guilt

8 Ways To Move Past Mom Guilt

  That voice inside your head, you know the one telling you that you aren’t good enough… that’s mom guilt. It is a feeling of worry, regret, or shame that you get when you make a mistake or think you did something wrong.  If you ask a group of women to describe...
Dear Postpartum Body

Dear Postpartum Body

Reading Time: < 1 minute  Stretch marks. Postpartum acne. Breasts that sag a bit more and peeing a little tiny bit every time I sneeze. Oh and who can forget about the hair loss. “These are a few of my favorite things” to quote Mary Poppins. She...
Sex After Pregnancy: 5 Common Concerns

Sex After Pregnancy: 5 Common Concerns

Reading Time: 4 minutes The six-week checkup after having a baby is a standard yet important appointment to keep. The doctor will tell you when you can go back to work, whether your cesarean section (C-section) incision is healing, and – at the top of many women’s...
How Much Bleeding After Delivery Is Normal?

How Much Bleeding After Delivery Is Normal?

Reading Time: 3 minutes   Following delivery, we expect women to experience a fair amount of bleeding. In fact, women typically bleed up to a half-quart of blood following a normal delivery and up to a quart of blood after a cesarean section (C-section). However,...
Do I Have Postpartum Depression?

Do I Have Postpartum Depression?

Reading Time: 6 minutes Your body and mind go through many changes during and after pregnancy. If you feel empty, emotionless, or sad all or most of the time for longer than 2 weeks during or after pregnancy, reach out for help. If you feel like you don’t love or care...