‘Ten Things I Always Tell Pregnant Women’

https://cupofjo.com/2017/10/erica-chidi-cohen-pregnancy-advice/ A conversation with Erica Chidi Cohen feels like one big pep talk. A doula, author and co-founder of LOOM (a education hub for pregnancy and parenting in L.A.), Erica has attended more than 300 births. “You’d think after so many years I’ve had my fill of babies,” she says. “But I’m always overwhelmed by the pure joy that fillsContinue reading “‘Ten Things I Always Tell Pregnant Women’”

‘What do new mothers do all day?’

https://www.mother.ly/life/what-do-new-mothers-do-all-day#close Mamas, I want to tell you the truth. And here it is: You will not get anything done when you are home with a baby. (click to read post by Anne Rust on mother.ly)

The Lonely Terror of Postpartum Anxiety

https://www.thecut.com/2017/08/the-lonely-terror-of-postpartum-anxiety.html (click link to read this really important piece on thecut.com) I’m lying awake, gazing at the gentle rise and fall of my 3-month-old’s chest. He’s a delicate infant, constantly surprising me with his smallness, like his sister did when she was born four years earlier. In recent weeks, my son has begun stretching outContinue reading “The Lonely Terror of Postpartum Anxiety”