By Jo Fiddy Dear new mamas: I see you. Navigating as a new mum is a challenging time, and the year of firsts is filled with a mixture of emotions, from joy, laughter, and gratitude for this beautiful little human, … Continue reading Dear New Mamas: I See You
A Workshop Hosted by Dr. Celina Criss This month we have been discussing Prioritizing Me on the Über Moms Members Group Facebook Page. The discussion has not, unfortunately, involved discussing our sexuality and postpartum changes in our self-confidence. This has … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Sex, Baby!
By Jacquetta de Fouchier This month’s newsletter celebrates women’s work. Paradoxically, it took me quitting my job, falling pregnant and moving to another country for me to finally find my calling. We were living in Paris when my husband proposed … Continue reading Birthing a Business
A Walk with Tetta: A New Über Moms Experience! Are you a new mom or a soon-to-be mom looking to connect with other women in the same shoes, or do you have questions about pregnancy, birth, or becoming a mother? … Continue reading A Walk with Tetta
By Katie Rössler With my first pregnancy, I only read articles online or chapters of books that I thought really mattered to my pregnancy and the view of how my birth would go … that means I read nothing about … Continue reading C-section vs. Natural Birth: It’s All Giving Birth
Postpartum Depression Awareness Month A Note from the Editor By Jordan Sapir Über Moms are at it again! We’re on our soap boxes, empowering mothers and telling our stories. Every month we discuss what should be discussed; like any bureaucracy, … Continue reading Letter from the Editor
By Pia Johansson Both my daughters were born in almost the same way (well, they all are, aren’t they), labour started naturally, progression was fast at first, then not, followed by epidural and eventually emergency C-sections. Yet the last one … Continue reading The Weakest Link
By Amie Mignatti Each of us, as individual women, make a choice about when we have children and with whom. This can be a well planned out decision, or something that happens, but it’s a choice that was made at … Continue reading The Price of Motherhood
Overcoming Trauma and Restoring Faith in My Body by Leah Hasse Like many new mothers, when I found out I was pregnant with my first child I felt overwhelmed at making sure I had the best care possible. I didn’t … Continue reading My Healing Home Birth
by Pia Johansson Science tells us that mothers react more to their own baby crying or laughing than to a control baby. Well, I guess you already knew that, but did you know that your brain changes in size and … Continue reading Everything Changes When You Become a Mother – And Your Brain Helps By Changing, Too
By Carolyn Hecken
Are you really all that surprised?! Did you really think you were doing all that work by yourself?
I know, in many run-of-the-mill childbirth preparation classes or books, your baby’s role as an active participant during labor and birth unjustly receives little to no recognition for her exceptional contributions. Continue reading “9 Ways your baby helps you during birth”