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Postpartum in a Pandemic: Timely tips from a postpartum therapist in New Jersey

Posted Posted in Adults, New Moms, Parents

Feeling isolated. Suddenly, stuck in the house for weeks. Not sure what to do for your physical health. Is your mental health okay, or do you “just need more sleep”? Are you making the right decisions for your family’s health? Are you overreacting? Maybe, you’re not sure you’re doing enough… If you’re reading this without […]

Ways to cope with stress for moms in addition to online therapy in New Jersey

The W’s of Self-Care for Busy and Tired Moms

Posted Posted in Adults, Lauren Grossbach, New Moms, Parents

You’ve probably heard people talking about self-care lately. Scrolling through Facebook it’s hard to not see something related to self-care, “treating yourself”, or “taking time for you”. If you’re a mom (or soon-to-be mom), the idea of taking time to care for yourself might seem like a silly, unrealistic daydream. For a moment, you might […]

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Different Than Morning Sickness: The Impact of Severe Nausea During Pregnancy on Moms to Be

Posted Posted in Jessica Pizzo, New Moms

“Have you tried eating ginger?” a well-meaning friend asks as you feel your blood boil. You have tried ginger, you have tried seabands… you have tried everything, and still nothing works. Constant nausea overwhelming your body and mind. This is not the typical morning sickness associated with the early stages of pregnancy. This is Hyperemesis […]

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The Trauma of Your Ancestors Lives on in You: Pregnancy in the African American Community

Posted Posted in Jessica Pizzo, New Moms, Parents, Trauma

Something scary has happened, and it has threatened your sense of safety. You feel your stomach in knots, sweat pouring down your face, and heart pounding. This is trauma, and it can be anything from witnessing violence to being present during a hurricane. Did you know that during a traumatic experience not only is your […]