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Bad Mother – A PSI Blog Post

Bad Mother by Katayune Kaeni, Psy.D. PSI Blog April 23, 2016 I cannot begin to count the number of times I’ve heard someone say, “I’m a bad mother”.Raise your hand if you’ve said that to yourself. Raise your hand if any of…

The Changing Face of New Motherhood

The Changing Face of New Motherhood by Cheryl Zauderer Postpartum Support International Blog April 9, 2016 Why are new mothers today so overextended? Why are they completely overwhelmed by new motherhood?New mothers today are facing…

Motherhood is Me

Motherhood is Me By Andrea Bates Postpartum Support International Blog March 19, 2016 Note: My daughter is now nine years old. This was written when she was younger and I thought I'd lose it if she called Mommy loudly one more time. I survived.…

A story of my experience

A story of my experience By Kira Bartlett Postpartum Support International Blog March 8, 2016 I felt beautiful during my pregnancy. Labor seemed like it would be just another part of the lovely experience. "I'm an educated woman. I've taken…

A Mindful Moment – PSI Blog

By Devi Natarajan Postpartum Support International Blog February 22, 2016It was a cold and sunny October afternoon in the Windy City as my husband drove me to the hospital for a surgical procedure that would remove any traces of my twelve…

The Exercise Cure

Postpartum Support International Blog February 6, 2016 The Exercise Cure By Sharon Gerdes Many of us resolve to be healthier in the New Year. We pledge to eat more veggies and exercise more. But it’s cold outside and that left-over Christmas…

Secret Pain

Secret Pain Katayune Kaeni, Psy.D. for the Postpartum Support International Blog January 19, 2016You just had a baby. Everyone around you is so happy. And you are too…sometimes. You feel “off” or “out of sorts,” but you’re…

Some Days – This Motherhood Thing

Some Days – This Motherhood Thing by Andrea Bates Postpartum Support International Blog January 10, 2016 Some days you'll find yourself wondering how you got into this whole motherhood thing. And you'll ask yourself how on earth you're…

Eight Ways to Reduce Your Stress in the New Year

Eight Ways to Reduce Your Stress in the New Year Postpartum Support International Blog by Andrea Bates January 2, 2016Stress is something we all have to live with. We need to manage it. Beat it. Find ways around it. It's going to be there.…

How to Take Care of Yourself This Holiday Season

December 23, 2015 Postpartum Support International BlogHow to Take Care of Yourself This Holiday Season by Andrea BatesThe holiday season is a beautiful time. Filled with joy and laughter, music and excitement, cookies and presents…