Comparison traps in reproductive loss

Comparison Traps in Reproductive Loss

After many years of working with women who’ve experienced reproductive losses like miscarriage, stillbirth, and infertility, I’ve seen the many faces of grief and it’s complicated. It doesn’t have a “look”. You can’t see it coming from afar or even up close for that matter. It’s all the more reason why we need to just…

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Coronavirus Tips for the Postpartum Mom

Without a doubt, this was not what you expected your postpartum experience to be like. You never imagined that you would be living as a postpartum mom during a worldwide health crisis. You had such high hopes for the beautiful bonding experience you imagined with your new baby. You wanted to connect with other new…

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COVID-19 Guide to Managing Anxiety

We are living in difficult times and have all been impacted in some way by what’s happening in our world. A public health crisis has raised anxiety for a lot of people. Anxiety and the immune system have an interesting relationship. Elevated levels of anxiety can compromise the immune system by weakening it and making…

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When Your Postpartum Experience Isn’t What you Expected

Just like the journey to motherhood is different for everyone, so is the same for the postpartum experience. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines the postpartum period as the most critical yet most neglectful period in the lives of mothers and babies. In my therapy work, I often have clients engage in a deep exploration…

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Resources for Pregnancy Loss

Chances are high that you probably know someone who’s experienced a pregnancy loss. If you don’t know someone directly, then you’ve likely heard of someone else’s story of loss. There are certain things in life that we take for granted and the ability to conceive and bring a living baby home is one. If you’ve…

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