Preparing for Postpartum: A Workshop at Mother to Mother Midwifery

Preparing for Postpartum: A Workshop at Mother to Mother Midwifery

Please join me on Sunday, May 20th from 1 - 3pm at Mother to Mother Midwifery in University Heights for an interactive workshop on planning for the postpartum period. You'll learn more about the common range of emotions expecting and new mothers may experience and how to get the support you need throughout this transition. You'll also leave with a personalized visual map for staying connected and building your support system.

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Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month: Resources for Connection and Healing

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month: Resources for Connection and Healing

October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. In solidarity with all the families who know this pain, I offer no advice but resources to help you connect with others on your healing journey, and to honor your lost child(ren) throughout the month. You are not alone. 

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Becoming More Mindful: Where to Start?

Becoming More Mindful: Where to Start?

We live in a fast-paced society where it feels like there's rarely (dare I say never) enough time. I know I'm not alone in this feeling; I hear about it daily from friends and family, and of course the clients I counsel in my practice. The overwhelm is folded into the lives of my clients who are struggling to conceive, those grieving, the women who are adjusting to the reality of motherhood, the men who feel a ridiculous amount of pressure to provide and succeed financially. Sometimes the greatest stressors come from within, our attempts to be the best partner/parent/daughter/brother/insert role.

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Making Mother’s Day Meaningful For You

Making Mother’s Day Meaningful For You

You may be wondering how to cope with family responsibilities, the obligatory Mother’s Day brunch at Aunt Suzy’s or the BBQ dinner at your step-mother’s. For some, the idea of forgoing a family obligation just isn’t an option. And that’s OK.

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Four Reasons to Join An Infertility Support Group

Four Reasons to Join An Infertility Support Group

Acknowledging the issue of infertility is often the biggest barrier to seeking help. The word itself may at first be scary, And then there's the fear and shame, which help maintain the loneliness and isolation so many experience. We often think we should be able to handle whatever life throws at us alone. But that's simply unrealistic. We are social  beings and rely on others for many reasons. 

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