Posts tagged information overwhelm
Down With The Cult Of Perfect Motherhood

Kate Rope is a journalist who recently published Strong as a Mother- a wake up call and practical guide for women in the beginning stages of motherhood. Our favorite messages: 1) you and your well-being matter, 2) feel all your feels, 3) find your “person” and 4) ask for and accept help when needed.

Enjoy this little excerpt. Then, take her advice, and think about how you can re-define your expectations.

Read More
Thinking About Pregnancy Like an Economist

We deserve facts to be able to make empowered decisions about our bodies and our babies. Unfortunately, unsolicited advice, information overwhelm and conflicting and arbitrary “rules” abound during pregnancy. Emily Oster, an economist, helps us wade through the noise with this article and her book, Expecting Better: Why the Conventional Pregnancy Wisdom Is Wrong--and What You Really Need to Know, which we highly recommend!

(Image by @magmagintosh)

Read More