Tag: postpartum

Loving My Postpartum Body -ody-ody

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Seven years old. That was the first time I grabbed my belly in front of the mirror. I did not want to have a...

Reclaiming Meaning for Motherhood Despite Childloss

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My first Mother’s Day as a new mom started with ice cream and a massage at 39 and 1/2 weeks pregnant. It ended with...

Best Friends & Rainbow Babies Through Pregnancy Loss | UT Health

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A story of how two women were brought together over recurrent pregnancy loss  Kim and Julia weren’t best friends in college, they didn’t meet at...

Struggling with depression treatment? A genetic test could help.

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It was every mother’s worst nightmare...the trigger of one mom's battle with depression. At just 2½ months old, Amanda’s son died from sudden infant death...

Fewer Leaks Within Weeks | Strengthen Your Pelvic Floor with Perifit

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Something my OB told me to never tell anyone: I labored for 52 hours... but only pushed for 30 minutes. By the end of...

Praise the Pelvic Floor

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Sponsored by :: UT Health Austin Written by Lauryn Feil and Maureen Christian, PT, WCS, CLT Ladies. Let’s address the post-baby-sneeze-and-pee phenomenon. If you’re a mom, first-of-all, go...

This Is Postpartum

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This is postpartum. It's making the final push and finally seeing your newborn. It's that breathless questioning, "Is she okay? Is she breathing? Does she...

GREAT NEWS! The FDA just approved a treatment for postpartum depression.

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GREAT NEWS! The FDA just approved a treatment for postpartum depression. If you or someone you know is suffering from postpartum depression (PPD), please...

Finding My Way Back To Okay

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Last week was Maternal Mental Health Week and it is something we all need to talk about more. It is okay to not be okay,...

My Postpartum Body

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My Postpartum Body I recently read an article titled," The Day I Stopped Hiding My Postpartum Body from My Husband". Based on the title, I...