Two strong Choice Chat radio shows about relieving newborn baby mom stress. PEDIATRICIAN Especially if you are a new mom, single parents need stress-relief strategies and energy boosts. Noted pediatrician Dr. Robert Sears, a spokesperson for Happy Baby, offered in my December 2009 radio show tips for relieving the stress of being a newborn baby mom. He…
It’s a very lonely road to take care of yourself and a premature child (or two). Let’s collect our wisdom here about places to turn, stories to share, insight to offer.
After a Choice Mom wrote about her surprise to be dealing with post-partum blues, despite all the planning and preparation she’d put into having a child, one of the therapists in the Choice Mom network who responded was New York City’s Patricia Mendell. She offered this information for any new mother.
A new Choice Mom wrote me to say how surprised she was — after all the planning and preparation she did to finally become a mother — that she was suffering from postpartum depression.
This profile submitted by a woman who started with IUI at age 37, and spent three years trying to conceive — including five IVF cycles with her own eggs, and three IVF cycles with donor eggs, and a miscarriage. Her twin boys were born in March 2011.
I’ve been hearing from more Choice Moms of twins lately, and it reminds me that we need to offer more on this website for single moms with multiples.
This priceless — and honest — gem from Cathi about being the single mom to a newborn comes from the archives of the Choice Moms blog, and I wanted to re-offer it to our new moms. Well, I started back to work yesterday, and if I thought I was tired BEFORE, man, it’s going to…
My favorite connection to see at Choice Mom networking events is when our experienced moms can reassure the pregnant and newborn moms that "everything is going to be all right." I started collecting tips on how to deal with the logistics of newborn days after three women in my local area had babies within a week.
Some time ago on the old Choice Moms blog format, Denise offered these fun and wise thoughts on what she’d learned after 10 months of Choice Motherhood. They were too priceless to disappear, so I’ve resurrected them here. We invite you to add your own.
A new Choice Mom admitted her exhaustion with the first months of motherhood. Women in the community chimed in with support. Here are two of the responses.