Preparing Mind & Body for Fatherhood

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Fatherhood is a rewarding and challenging experience all at once. There will be days where you will doubt every decision you make, and there will be other days where you simply take a moment to drink in the beauty and wonder that is your child and the family you have created. Fatherhood will be unlike… continue reading »

12 Tips for Prioritizing Mental Health as a New Mom

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New moms face an enormous amount of pressure – from themselves, from their families and from certain societal ideas of what a mother should be. Oftentimes, this leads to moms not taking time for themselves out of guilt or fear that they will be perceived as lazy, selfish or ungrateful for their new baby. This… continue reading »

How Can I Manage Anxiety and Parenthood?

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What are the symptoms of parental anxiety? You have likely felt anxiety at different points throughout your life – when driving for the first time, starting a new job or buying a house. Anxiety during parenthood is its own brand unlike any type of worry you have felt before, especially for first-time parents. Some symptoms… continue reading »

Dealing with Depression Symptoms in Early Parenthood

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Parenting is hard. Parenting with depression is even harder. With depression, you might not have the energy to even take proper care of yourself, but when you have a child (or two) depending on you to feed, dress and bathe them, ignoring their needs isn’t an option.  When you muster up the energy to finally… continue reading »

What is Prenatal Depression and How is it Treated?

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What is prenatal depression? Prenatal depression is defined as depression – a mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest – experienced by the mother during pregnancy. Prenatal depression can also lead to heightened worry, anxiety and sadness throughout the pregnancy. When left untreated, prenatal depression can have serious and… continue reading »