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Hormonal Changes in Pregnancy and Postpartum

Hormonal Changes

Pregnant and postpartum women are often referred to as “hormonally sensitive” or “hormonally imbalanced” as if this only applies to a few women. As many of us know all too well, these hormonal changes occur on a monthly basis. Changes in hormone levels occur during puberty, pregnancy, postpartum and during peri-menopause. These fluctuations in hormone levels affect your body […]

Motherhood + The Illusion of Perfection

Motherhood + the illusion of perfection

“Perfectionism is the voice of the oppressor, the enemy of the people. It will keep you cramped and insane your whole life.” -Anne Lamott Perfectionism is a personality trait that drives a person to strive for flawlessness by setting unrealistically high standards for themselves or others. Often, perfectionism is accompanied by critical self-evaluation and an […]