New moms experience many new emotions after the birth of their baby, and some of those feelings may surprise you, such as anxiety. Postpartum anxiety is a common condition that is often overlooked because of the belief that new mothers are just naturally anxious. So, what are the symptoms and how does it differ from other postpartum mood disorders? And how can this condition impact a mother's ability to care for her child if gone untreated?
Learning you're pregnant with twins can certainly send you on an emotional rollercoaster. In this episode, our twin moms share how they felt about being pregnant with twins. What initial concerns did they have? How did they manage any additional stress?
Tearful, tantrum-filled goodbyes are common during a child's earliest years. Although it's a normal and essential survival instinct, it can also be problematic. How can you help ease their separation anxiety and transition into a more independent stage in life?
A new study suggests the birth of your first child could be more stressful and lead to more unhappiness than unemployment, divorce or death. What are the most common stressors new parents experience? And how can you overcome those issues and experience more happiness and stability?
Did you know unusual amounts of stress can impact the breastfeeding relationship you have with your baby? Sometimes these hormones work together to improve mood and lactation and sometimes they are in conflict with one another. So, what can be do about it? How does fear and anxiety impact your baby? And how can it create difficulties when trying to bond with your baby?
Prior to having your first baby, you may have never heard of a pelvic floor. But this area of your body is part of your core, and it will play a large role in your labor and delivery. Learn how you can strengthen these muscles and protect it for years to come.