New Moms, New Families by Kristen Graser,Katie DaMota,Susanna Murray Highsmith,Eileen Kennedy,Portia Lee,Sasha YungJu Lee,Bingo Marasigan,Marlette Marasigan,Michelle McIntyre,Anna Melman,Dea Mendoza,Peggy Nederlof,Jenn Sepulveda,Louise Wen,Sandy Wu Summary
HAND IN HAND, TOGETHER WE CAN First-time moms strive to carry babies to term and experience easy labor. Few are prepared for the immediate challenges after delivery, the "fourth trimester." Thus, this unique and holistic collection of alternative tips and practical advice for Moms by Moms was born. Deepen your breath with essential oils and clean air. Warm your tummy with nourishing foods. Feel your center and strengthen your core with intuition. Share and rediscover with your baby the joy of nature and language. Learn to ask questions, settle anxieties, and employ strategies when you suspect developmental delays. Equip yourself with a postpartum depression-busting wellness plan as well as a process to become sensational in the face of being a single mom. Plan ahead with finances and luck cycles. Most importantly, awaken refreshed from great “mountain” feng shui. Let these amazing mama entrepreneurs and professionals from diverse fields of expertise hold your hand, save you time, change your life and give you more sleep! FOR MOMS BY MOMS ABOUT MOMS For the first time, new mothers can expect to find a book that is entirely devoted to smoothing out the rapid transition after delivery when creating a new family. This book, unlike many others, is focused on helping the new mom navigate all areas of care that a new arrival necessitates. The chapters in this book emerge as five sections: ~ Mama Care, especially for the first six weeks after delivery (with yummy postpartum recipes from Traditional Chinese Medicine traditions) ~ Self Care, to give new moms permission to care for themselves (including essential oils and cultivating one's Mother Intuition) ~ Baby Care, to make motherhood easier for mama (e.g., cloth diapering made easy) ~ Home Care, for peaceful havens (indoors and out) ~ Family Care, for easing into parenthood with a significant other (including financial planning and adventures in multilingualism) You asked for it. You have it. The sequel to the New Moms, New Families book is now out! BIRTH FORMATIONS: What Multiple Home Births Teach About Living, Laboring, and Mothering in the Now When asked by mamas of one and mamas of two how she does it, Ng delivers her nuts-and-bolts approach on how to actualize the New Age concept of living in the present moment before conception, during pregnancy, throughout delivery and in the midst of postpartum motherhood for the busy woman who desires to do and have it all.