Posts tagged social support
The Absolute Necessity of the New-Mom Friend

Or…as we would say…the absolute necessity of a Mama Match! And we love the emphasis of connecting with another mama during pregnancy. That is what we found in each other and what we wish for each of you. Women sharing vulnerability, embracing their diversity, investing in themselves and lifting each other up (which sometimes requires indulging in some fast food together). So much power…and potential.

(Image by @annaleadickey)

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Redesigning Maternal Care: OB-GYNs Are Urged to See New Mothers Sooner And More Often

“The baby is the candy, the mom is the wrapper. And once the candy is out of the wrapper, the wrapper is cast aside.” The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) issued an opinion urging doctors to help patients develop a postpartum care plan while still pregnant, including a team of family and friends to provide social and other support. Your MotherNation is here for you.

(Image by @jeanwang, writer of the Extra Petite blog and married to @thedadview. Check ‘em out!)

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