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Why I’ve Decided To Have Only One Baby

The shock of Ivy’s birth and my subsequent reactions to parenting have scarred me for life. I've decided having only one baby is the right choice for Read...
Justine Cadwell of Role Reboot    |   06.6.18   |   SHARE
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I Had Postpartum Anxiety, But I Didn’t Fail At Motherhood

I am a good mom for taking care of my needs — for getting the help of therapy and medication for my postpartum anxiety, even if I needed it sooner. Read...
Risa Kerslake    |   03.7.18   |   SHARE
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Rav’s Repro: Postpartum Self-Care 

Self-care can be a challenge for many of us. Add a newborn and a body recovering from childbirth, and postpartum self-care gets a whole lot tougher. Read...
Erin Khar   |   11.7.17   |   SHARE
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Even if you desperately need help, even if you want it, it's sometimes very hard to ask for it. Here are easy ways to help a new parent!

Easy Ways To Help A New Parent

Even if you desperately need help, even if you want it, it's sometimes very hard to ask for it. So here are some easy ways to help a new parent! Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   10.23.17   |   SHARE
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I'm Postpartum — Please Stop Talking To Me About How I Look

There’s so much going on with a postpartum mom, so much more than meets the eye, and we need to be aware of that. Stop talking about her body! Read...
Allison Cooper    |   10.2.17   |   SHARE
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"I had to accept that this journey was entirely different than anything that had come before."

What Happens When You Get Pregnant After Postpartum Depression

Getting pregnant after postpartum depression may have stolen a lot from me, but it gave me a lot more. Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   06.7.17   |   SHARE
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"I realized that I enjoyed parenthood a whole lot more when I wasn't constantly complaining about it on the Internet."

What Happened When I Finally Quit Whining on Facebook 

You know that annoying friend who loves to vaguebook about the woes in her life or is always complaining on social media about how her kids are Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   06.1.17   |   SHARE
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I wish I had someone to tell me that sometimes surviving motherhood is enough.

Sometimes Surviving Motherhood Is Enough

I’m not saying there is no joy to motherhood. I go through periods where I do feel like I’m at my parenting best. There are times when I’m Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   05.15.17   |   SHARE
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