Pregnancy and the postpartum period is a time of profound changes, physically, emotionally, and socially. Our bodies change, our emotions vacillate, and our relationships follow suit. The postpartum period is one of adjustment and adaptation. This is true if you are bringing home your first baby or your fourth. Throughout her pregnancy, a mother is typically cared for and doted on, but after her … [Read more...] about 4 Truths About Postpartum Life
Why am I feeling so angry? I lose my temper with my partner I feel so frustrated with my child. I should be happy right now, but I’m not. Is this normal? I hear these statements from many postpartum clients experiencing mood disorders. The expectations for new moms are not always realistic and not always applicable. Sometimes there’s unfair expectations for a new mom to be happy and smitten … [Read more...] about Postpartum Rage: Why no one talks about it and everyone should.