I had always liked the idea of having a family. In fact, I was frightened that it might not happen for me. But I could never picture myself as a mother. I liked having routine and order in my life, with occasional bursts of spontaneity that were on my terms.
Experiencing burnout as a parent, especially a mother, is not at all unusual! Nonetheless, many of us are not quite sure how to recognize the symptoms. And even more than that, we often find ourselves in the situation of not knowing how to get out of this state!
The postpartum period is often described as the first six to eight weeks after childbirth. These few weeks promote bonding between mothers and their newborns. Indeed, the joy of giving birth to a new baby is indescribable for new parents. But while the postpartum period is supposed to be a joyous time in a new mom’s life, many go through a lot within that short period of time. Caring for your little one is essential, however, your health and wellness as a new mother also matter significantly. The big question is, how do you cope with your responsibilities while taking care of yourself emotionally and physically? Read on to find out!
There’s just something about being a busy mom and wife that is comforting and keeps me going. While life has totally changed in the last couple of years it’s been so worth it and so rewarding. The other day, someone asked me, “What do you love most about being a mom?” and “What has surprised you about having a baby?” I realized I had never really sat down and thought about it, but that day I did so I thought I would share.
So everyone is saying 35 is the new 25! However, there are still medical conditions that are common in women over 35, despite how young we feel. Below are some key medical conditions that you should know about.