We Don’t Need To Change Babies’ Sleep Habits, We Need To Change Our Expectations

https://www.scarymommy.com/cat-napping-night-waking-normal/ For seven years, I ran a monthly in-person breastfeeding support group and a Facebook breastfeeding support group. In that time, I answered hundreds of phone calls and emails from new moms. The questions many moms had definitely pertained to things related to breastfeeding, like whether their baby had a good latch or if they were …

How To Set Boundaries With In-Laws After Your Baby’s Birth

https://www.mindbodygreen.com/articles/how-to-set-boundaries-with-family-after-your-babys-birth If your parents and/or your partner's parents are still alive, chances are you're having conversations about what happens after the birth of your baby. And when parents are becoming grandparents for the first time, the intensity is generally heightened. Complex shifts are underway as children become parents and parents become grandparents. As you birth …

Please Stop Commenting on My Body

https://www.mothering.com/articles/please-stop-commenting-body/ Pregnancy and childbirth bring a lot of changes to a mother’s life. This goes without saying. Your body changes. Your family increases by one. Your brain changes. Your heart changes. I found, that with these changes, something else happened: people felt like they could comment on my body. I know. Pregnant women are beautiful. …