When Motherhood is Not What You Expected – And How Mom Groups Can Help

Posted Posted in Fawn McNeil-Haber, Jessica Pizzo, New Moms, Parents

You’ve been planning for your new baby’s birth and now they’re here. Maybe it is everything you hoped, but more than likely, you’ve been faced with a lot of new challenges and adjustments. It can feel overwhelming and isolating. You may be focused on your baby’s development, but remember that motherhood is a new stage […]

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Trauma-Informed Providers Working Together To Help Heal Birth Trauma: Pelvic Floor Therapy and Mental Health Therapy

Posted Posted in Adults, Jessica Pizzo, New Moms

How does trauma show up in the medical world?  Trauma can mean many different things. It could be a deeply distressing event that changes the way you view the world, or a medical injury. For instance, what happens when your trauma fits both definitions? Likewise, what happens when the thought of seeing a medical provider […]

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

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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 […]

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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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Adjusting to Relationship Changes After Motherhood: Your Relationship With Your Partner

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

Your tiny human has come into this world and you are left wondering how something so tiny can cause such upheaval! Your baby is born and it seems as if your entire world is turned upside down. As you transition into your new role as mother, your identity shifts and changes. Things that once came […]

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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 […]