Sarah & Stephanie sit down with fellow mama, veteran journalist for renowned publications such as Shape, Women's Health, Parents, What To Expect, among others, and founder of Dear Sunday Motherhood, Cassie Shortsleeve. We dive into some of the often unspoken challenges of pregnancy and new motherhood from mental wellness to physical healing, social changes, and mourning the life you had prior to becoming a parent. "Research shows that the perinatal period of pregnancy, postpartum, and new motherhood is monumental. It’s life-changing. The adult female brain arguably never changes more significantly than it does when you become a mother." - C. Shortsleeve
The fact that there is such a lack of care for womxn during such a transformational and pivotal time is truly unacceptable. Learn ways you can advocate for yourself, know that you are NOT alone, and find out about some of the amazing resources out there that are available.
MORE ABOUT DEAR SUNDAY MOTHERHOOD:
Dear Sunday is an online resource for a better pregnancy, postpartum, and new motherhood experience that provides empowering resources to better inform you and connect women through every stage of becoming a mother. The ebook features 19 experts in various fields of perinatal wellness. Get your copy HERE.
ADDITIONAL NOTES & RESOURCES:
Postpartum Support International - The purpose of Postpartum Support International is to increase awareness among public and professional communities about the emotional changes that women experience during pregnancy and postpartum.
Solace For Mothers - Solace for Mothers is an organization designed for the sole purpose of providing and creating support for women who have experienced childbirth as traumatic.
PATTCH (Prevention and Treatment of Traumatic Childbirth) expands awareness and increases access to education surrounding birth trauma.
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