This week we are deconstructing our episode with Dayna Kurtz from last week.  If you haven’t listened, go back and download Episode 61.  This week we are delving into our highs and lows, our frustrations with maternity leave in the US, and resources that we think you might find helpful as you navigate all stages of motherhood.

Listen as Liz & Kate share:

  • High: Embracing maternal body during the summer heat.
  • High: Spending time with adult friends.
  • Mothercare needs to be prioritized as much as childcare.
  • Microlevel mothercare: self care, partner care…
  • Macrolevel mothercare: paid family leave, universal child care…
  • Importance of talking with your elected representatives about issues important to you.
  • Books & Resources we’ve found helpful throughout motherhood.

LINKS FROM SHOW:

Double Shift: Paid Family Leave: We Can Do Better (Podcast)

What No One Tells You: A Guide to Your Emotions from Pregnancy to Motherhood by dr. Alexandra Sacks & Dr. Catherine Birndorf (Book)

Misconceptions by Naomi Wolf (Book)

Mothering the Mother by Sally Placksin (Book)

Like a Mother by Angela Garbes (Book)

Yardsticks: Child & Adolescent Development Ages 4-14 (Book)

The Hurried Child by David Elkind (Book)

Mother Matters: A Holistic Guide to Being a Happy, Healthy Mom by Dayna Kurtz (Book)

 

MORE FROM DAYNA:

Dayna’s Website

Mother Matters: A Holistic Guide to Being a Happy, Healthy Mom by Dayna Kurtz (Book)

The Total Body Cure for Women by Dayna Kurtz (Book)

The Doctor’s Book of Natural Remedies (Book)

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MORE FROM KATE:

Kate Turza, Postpartum Doula

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MORE FROM LIZ:

Mom…In The Works

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