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Category: New Mom

Interview: The Pelvic Floor & Its Connection to Our Emotional Health

Favorite Childbirth can be one of the most amazing experiences of our lives. It’s truly transformative in ways we could never imagine. It can also be anxiety-ridden, traumatic, and lonely. Understanding our bodies is so important. We sat down with Tara Morrison, doctor of physical therapy, women’s health coach, and

A Reproductive Psychiatrist Tackles 5 Common Myths About Motherhood

Favorite As a reproductive psychiatrist, I have had the unique privilege of working with many pregnant and postpartum mothers from various cultures, religions, and walks of life. Despite this being a heterogeneous group of women, many myths about motherhood are cross-cultural and, frustratingly, seem to impact many women in setting

My Pureed Identity

FavoriteBy Lisa Talbot A warm, salty tear dropped from my eye to the crescent of my upper lip. I was going today. I glanced at the clock, it was 5:34 PM, and I had less than 90 minutes until bedtime. My eyes darted to the rearview mirror and I saw

Millions of Moms, Few Mom Friends

Favorite   43.5 million moms – that’s the number of mothers between the ages of 15 and 50 according to the 2014 census – yet finding mom friends can feel like an impossible feat. I was living in New York City when I had my son. And I loved my