When you’re pregnant, there’s a whole lot of time to ponder the moment when you meet your newborn, and the vision often includes feeling instantly overcome with such joy and love that we you instantly transformed. It’s that classic movie moment where a beatific mother and child are embracing and tears of joy abound.Read More
If you drew a picture of a woman with pregnancy brain, what would she look like?
It usually conjures a pitiful image, like someone lost in the wilderness trying to decipher a map. But the truth is, a woman’s brain during pregnancy and into new motherhood is a fully firing thing of wonder. It’s anything but lost.Read More
As a mom-to-be, you’ve got lots of hormones coursing through your body and some of them can be a real bear to handle. Thank goodness one of them is a love potion: Oxytocin.
In Boot Camp for New Moms, we talk a lot about this known “love hormone,” because it does so much during pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and baby bonding. Oxytocin promotes human connections, relationships, intimacy and trust.Read More