Congratulations on expecting! 🧡You are in Phase 1 of being Ready for motherhood.Depending on how far you are in your pregnancy, being in phase 1 is part of the ride. However, if you are 14 weeks and beyond, you might want to focus on relaxing and nourishing yourself now.Baby preparations are stressful and time-consuming, but one critical aspect is often overlooked: your emotional and mental wellbeing. Nothing comes even close in importance when welcoming a new baby into your life and heart.The last thing you want to do is hustle at work and chase a list of to do's in the last few weeks of your pregnancy. Did you know that an increase in stress and anxiety during pregnancy magnifies your chances of having postpartum depression by 15-20 percent?Take a breath. PAUSE.Being pregnant is such an exceptional experience. Sure, it does have its ups and downs. However, you will never have this pregnancy back again. Let's savor it. Let's celebrate your body for doing this magical work.Perhaps plan to take some time this week to cherish these fleeting moments of being pregnant with your little one?You are on the right track, but you still have some emotional prep to do. Let's Marie Condo the estate of your heart - decluttering the anxiety and worry. So your little person can ease up to your bright, steady heartbeat.Not sure where to begin, what to do next, or when you'll have the time to think about it?Here is something for you: the Calm New Mom online course. The guidance, accountability and peer support in learning how to: nourish yourself on the go, manage the anxiety and prevent parental burnout.Click the button below to learn more 👇
Well done! 🧡
You are in Phase 2 of being Ready for motherhood and have done a great job with preparing yourself so far.
You are aware that your emotional wellbeing is essential, and you know how to take a break from all hard work. There is nothing more critical than you being in the best shape to welcome your little person.
Make it a priority for this week to do something special for yourself and love upon that baby bump - that is: your marvelous body nurturing your baby. Have a prenatal massage, relaxing yoga session, or just some nourishing “me” time!
Even though you are ready, there are still things you might consider doing to give yourself peace of mind and cut more slack emotionally for once the baby is here. So your little person can ease up to your bright, steady heartbeat.
Still feeling a little concerned, time-crunched, or having a hard time trying to figure out what to do next?
Here is something for you: the Calm New Mom online course. The guidance, accountability, and peer support in learning how to: nourish yourself on the go, manage the anxiety, and prevent parental burnout.
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You are in Phase 3 of being Ready for motherhood and should be proud of yourself that you committed to making preparing yourself a priority. This will benefit your baby more than anything else.
Taking the necessary steps to care for yourself mentally and emotionally benefits you before, during, and after the labor process, but it is also essential for your baby to thrive.
With everything that you have accomplished so far to this point, you should be able to put your feet up at the end of the day and hug your beautiful baby bump. You should feel confident knowing that when he or she decides to arrive, you are ready to greet them with open arms and a vibrant heart.
You might still feel like you could learn a few skills for when things get hard and improve your support network - that is ok. Let your heart guide you and keep going!
Do you have questions or want to make sure that you know how to support yourself while taking care of your newborn?
Here is something that might interest you: the Calm New Mom online course. The guidance, accountability, and peer support in learning how to: nourish yourself on the go, manage the anxiety, and prevent parental burnout.
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