New Mom

Postpartum Depression; A New York Times Article


Postpartum depression affects so many new mothers, yet so many new moms feel so much shame in finding support and help. Below is an article and video on postpartum depression from the New York Times. Can we eliminate the shame and normalize all the feelings surrounding birth?

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Red Tent and a Gathering of Women


“The painful things seemed like knots on a beautiful necklace, necessary for keeping the beads in place.” ― Anita Diamant, The Red Tent I attended my first Red Tent women’s gathering this last weekend. The purpose was to gather women who had gone through a challenging birth experience and wanted…

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Birth Story Listening. Finding Peace Beyond Birth Trauma


“Birth stories are the single most influential factor in childbirth preparation and postpartum recovery; yet, so few really know how to listen to or learn from them. Birth stories are shared casually (anywhere, anytime, with anyone) without regard for the emotional impact on those who tell them or those who…

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After Baby: Post Partum Doula Work. Interview with Nicole Wagner


When I gave birth to my little one, not only did I have no idea what I was doing (I had yet to change a diaper), I was also recovering from massive surgery. My natural birth plan went south and I ended up with a C Section. Because we don’t…

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First Year of Motherhood Survival Tips


Top Tips To Surviving Your First Year of Motherhood: 1. Being a new mama is messy and we are all figuring it out as we go. Each baby is different and some new moms are simply just further along than others 2. Sleep when you can-even if you can’t sleep,…

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Interview: Silvie Falschlunger, owner of Birth In Motion


Silvie Falschlunger is next for my interview series with Birth Professionals. I met Silvie by chance in a yoga class with Beth at Full Circle. She happened to casually mention she had her cell phone with her because she had a mom in labor. I was instantly drawn to her…

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Yoga mom and Creation Yoga Founder Beth Gibney Boulden

Yogi Moms and Creation Yoga Founder, Beth Gibney Boulden


Over the last year, being pregnant and having a baby, I have met with many birth professionals. As a new mom, I found myself searching for ways to help soothe the anxiety, the fear,fatigue, and the overwhelming feelings. I also longed for like minded community. While I was pregnant, I…

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Rebirth After Birth Workshop Info


Just announced! Our new workshop, Rebirth After Birth Workshop, will be held in the Spring 2014 with Pediatric Sleep Consultant Brooke Nalle! Dates: 4 Sundays – March 23-April 13th, 2014 from 2-4pm. Cost: $150 with limited sliding scale available. Early sign up rate before March 1, $120. Email for more…

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