Last week was Random Acts of Kindness Week. I asked some moms to share about random acts of kindness they have received or done to help new moms. Listen in and hear their great responses.
An update: There are lots of great things and guests on the horizon. Momxiety Club Podcast will be taking a little hiatus in order to prep, plan, and record these future episodes.
An FPIES Diagnosis after Introducing Solids and Breastfeeding Challenges with a Tongue Tie: An Interview with Carly Sachs
Meet Carly Sachs, a mom of two lovely ladies who is passionate about talking about the reality of motherhood. She blogs about making the transition to motherhood, parenting, awesome products, and staying sane at The Mamma's List. Carly shares about her postpartum and breastfeeding experiences, why she started the Mamma’s List Blog, and how her youngest was diagnosed with FPIES (Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome).
As a way of paying it forward, when you join the Momxiety Club, your first month’s fee is donated to a charity that benefits families and children who are handling a chronic illness or disability.
Postpartum Anxiety After Having a Second Child: Why it was so Hard to Recognize the Second Time with Tori Levine
After having my second child I didn’t recognize my postpartum anxiety because it was completely different than the worries I had with my first. I even remember telling my general practitioner that my anxiety was way less than the first time (boy was I wrong)!
I didn’t realize or acknowledge that postpartum anxiety could be manifesting itself in feelings of failure, lack of feeling connected to the baby, feelings of anger and rage, and feeling like my family would be better off without me because I was just adding to the people my husband had to take care of.
Despite what I had been told during previous calls and visits to his pediatricians' office, blood and clots in a 2-year-old’s stool is not just toddler constipation and NOT normal. Listen as I share the story of how my then-two-year-old was diagnosed with Very Early Onset Inflammatory Bowel Disease. I’ll share how helpful trusting your mother’s intuition or ‘gut’ can be, how isolated and jealous I felt of moms with “normal” healthy kids, and how chatting with a mom in the gymnastics waiting room lifted a huge weight off my back.
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